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Quote of the Week

Tis the privilege of friendship to talk nonsense, and to have her nonsense respected.

–Charles Lamb

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Quotes

Standing & Staring with Friends

Poetry with Friends at Whitley Bay Library on Thursday just gone, April 2nd. Classic session. Regulars plus one newcomer contributed to amazing conversation and shared A grade poems. 280 more words

Measured malice

Music can be obnoxious. Bernard Le Bovier de Fontenelle (whose life took large shares of two centuries: 1657-1757) is mostly remembered, by music historians at least, for fending off obtrusive sonatas: his  293 more words

Quote 4/1/12015

It’s Wednesday and it April Fool’s Day!!! Have fun :D

Here cometh April again, and as far as I can see the world hath more fools in it than ever.

-Charles Lamb

A Quote A Day

February 10 in history

1258 – Baghdad fell to the Mongols, and the Abbasid Caliphate was destroyed.

1306 Robert the Bruce murdered John Comyn, his leading political rival sparking revolution in the Scottish Wars of Independence. 403 more words

History

Reflection No. 1

“Dream-Children: A Revery” by Charles Lamb

This essay written by Charles Lamb in 1907 begins in a fairly straightforward manner.  The narrator, probably Lamb, himself, states a thesis of sorts with the first sentence of the essay. 707 more words

The Beginning

“What do most arride and solace me, are thy repositories of mouldering learning, thy shelves – What a place to be in is an old library!” (

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