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“Invention, strictly speaking, is little more than a new combination of those images which have been previously gathered and deposited in the memory; nothing can come of nothing.”

—Joshua Reynolds, artist.

Thought For Today

Literary Criticism of Samuel Johnson

Of his numerous achievements, Samuel Johnson (1709–1784) is perhaps best remembered for his two-volume Dictionary of the English Language, first published in 1755. Of almost equal renown are his… 4,215 more words

Literary Theory

Running Late

This is for those familiar with my book Treasure on the Southern Moor. To learn more about it, please visit my bookstore, or my… 932 more words

Running Late

Treasure on the Southern Moor; Chapter 2: A Rushed Beginning; Pgs. 33-36

.     Several oak trees surrounded the small brick house. Their wet limbs stretched over its roof as though reaching for the dry inside. 893 more words

Historical Fiction

An Exhaustive Blog

Hello everyone! I’ve decided to change the dynamics of this blog ever so slightly. As stated previously, I consider this to be my parent website that oversees all my other websites. 187 more words

“Works of art are models you are to imitate, and at the same time rivals you are to combat.”

“Works of art are models you are to imitate, and at the same time rivals you are to combat.”

Sir Joshua Reynolds, English, painter

Painter

Update from my Other Websites

So, as many of you may know, Conservative Cornerstones is not my only website! I have built a few others that I post regularly on, yet don’t worry. 126 more words