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Ophelia's Maiden Strewments in an English church

In Hamlet the priest says of the burial of Ophelia –

Her obsequies have been as far enlarged
As we have warranty: her death was doubtful;
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A Change of Pace - Season 2 - Chapter 7

The reinforced metal door clanged closed behind Mason. He looked around and recognized the same combat cell he’d fought multiple battles in. <But that was one-on-one.> … 4,494 more words

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History of Literature #91 - In Which John Donne Decides to Write a Poem About a Flea

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John Donne (1572-1631) may have been the most wildly inventive poet who ever lived. 224 more words


15th April 1755. Johnson's Dictionary.

Much of what we know about Samuel Johnson is from the biography, by James Boswell, a dissolute son of the Scottish, Lord Auchinlech. (1) 

The publication by Longman of Dr. 657 more words


A Tale of Two Houses

Off to The Smoke via Liverpool Street Station to visit Two Temple Place to see an art exhibition on The Bloomsbury Group. Having spent time at Charleston, one of their many homes, we know quite a bit about them. 921 more words


Take a Walk

“It is the best of humanity, I think, that goes out to walk. In happy hours all affairs may be wisely postponed for this. Dr. Johnson said, ‘Few men know how to take a walk,’ and it is pretty certain that Dr. 114 more words


Who moved my cheese? by Dr Spencer Johnson

I am a big fan of inspirational books and “Who moved my cheese?”, written by Dr. Spencer Johnson, is one of my personal favourites.

“Who moved my cheese?” is a small book that anyone can finish within a couple of hours. 247 more words

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