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Orwellian Advice: A Guest Post by the Mere Inkling

The title of this post is slightly misleading. In truth, it does contains advice from Eric Arthur Blair (1903-1950) whose pen name was George Orwell. However, because of the impact of his two dystopian classics, Nineteen Eighty-Four and Animal Farm, the author’s name has actually become a true English adjective . 1,228 more words

C.S. Lewis

It’s the job that’s never started that takes the longest to finish.

-Samwise Gamgee, The Fellowship of the Ring 

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Memorable Quotes from Literature (IMHO)

“I just lost my head, so I shot an apple out of their stupid roast pig’s mouth!”                           – Katniss Everdeen, The Hunger Games

“Now there are no reassurances except that where I go, I go because I choose to.”               – Tris Prior, … 221 more words

Reader's Corner

I never travel without my diary. One should always have something sensational to read on the train.

-Gwendolen in The Importance of Being Earnest by Oscar Wilde

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Sailor Talk #2

Today’s Sailor Talk features two quotes that go together–like peanut butter and jelly–despite having an entire century separating them:

“Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm” -Ralph Waldo Emerson… 113 more words

Creative Writing

"Men Without Chests": A C.S. Lewis Doodle

This is the 70th anniversary of the publication of C.S. Lewis’ That Hideous StrengthWhile it remains an obscure book, it is an important dystopia from the WWII-era. 142 more words

C.S. Lewis

My dear Algy, you talk exactly as if you were a dentist. It is very vulgar to talk like a dentist when one isn’t a dentist.

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