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The Count of Monte Cristo

There is neither happiness nor unhappiness in this world; there is only the comparison with one state with another. Only a man who has felt ultimate despair is capable of feeling ultimate bliss. 34 more words

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Night Walking

All was so still, so soft, in earth and air

You scarce would start to meet a spirit there

Secure that naught of evil could delight to walk… 8 more words



“Because if you think about it, the purpose of a flower’s life is to live and die for someone’s enjoyment. These flowers are uniquely special because their sole purpose in their lives was to live and die for your enjoyment.”


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From The Black Dog’s Soundcloud

A lot of people love music. A lot of musicians love music, despite it being their job. After all, how many bin men love black bags? 51 more words

Bluster and Rubbish, and So Much More: The Burgess Shakespeare Through the Eyes of Steve Donoghue

This popped up in my inbox this morning, and I felt it very worthy of sharing. Steve’s posts are always exceedingly readable, but this one was extra good. 115 more words

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"The myth of Atticus Finch" - please read this post

Started the morning off with one of the most sensibly articulate posts I’ve yet read on Harper Lee’s Go Set a Watchman.

Here’s Jenny: 148 more words

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Other People's Words: Introduction and Thomas Merton

Language is a fantastical thing.  It has so much power, and yet we yield it so casually at every moment in our lives.  We throw some words away, and yet we can spend enormous amounts of time attempting to find just the right word or phrase to explain or describe something particularly powerful.  635 more words