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Clarence Darrow and the defense of thought against ignorance

Clarence Darrow has long been a hero of mine, ever since reading Irving Stone’s now-out-of-print biographical novel Clarence Darrow for the Defense when I was boy. 800 more words

Overland Passages

Francis E. Walter Dam

Location: Francis E. Walter Dam (Bear Creek, PA)
Book: ‘Lust for Life’ by Irving Stone

Quoth the Raven

Inspired by the past 3 days, I thought I might share a few other favorite quotes! I have 28 pages worth of them on Goodreads, so this might take a while. 261 more words


5 cărți până la Crăciun!!!?

Douâ feti cucuieti, pi numi Irina și Diana, s-o gândit ele să-și supună cititorii la penitențe specifice postului și să îi provoace cu „oferte de nerefuzat”. 1,318 more words

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Krystiana Reads: June + July 2016

As you may have heard, I recently graduated for the third time in five years, and I have no more school books to read. This means that I can get down to the serious business of reading fun ones. 929 more words


July 14 in history

1223 Louis VIII became King of France upon the death of his father, Philip II of France.

1698 The Darien scheme began with five ships, bearing about 1,200 people, departing Leith for the Isthmus of Panama. 509 more words


Creating Timeless Art.

After three years of war he could resume work. Three years . . . ! As he stood in the center of his allegorical blocks he divined that time too was a tool: a major work of art required months, years for its emotional elements to solidify.

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