A DRAMA on SiriusXM’s “Radio Classics” introduced me to the Peabody sisters of 19th century Salem, Massachusetts. This remarkable trio, Elizabeth, Mary and Sophia, left a legacy that would do any modern woman proud—at a time and place that was both intellectually flourishing and yet so stultifying. 682 more words
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Happiness in this world, when it comes, comes incidentally. Make it the object of pursuit, and it leads us a wild-goose chase, and is never attained.
Time: that precious commodity that we all wish we could have more of in each 24 hour existent day. When we’re young, there seems to be no shortage of time. 469 more words
Nathaniel Hawthorne, early American writer and novelist, wrote a story called Peter Goldthwaite’s Treasure. It is a fictional story with interesting themes.
Peter Goldthwaite inherited the family home and he believed his father had hidden a fortune somewhere in that old house. 385 more words