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Some Verses From The Bible About Friendship

Proverbs 17:9 He who conceals a transgression seeks love, but he who repeats a matter separates intimate friends.

Proverbs 17:17 A friend loves at all times. 128 more words

Reading

ineffectually entertained

The gravest problems of obstetrics and forensic medicine were examined with as much animation as the most popular beliefs on the state of pregnancy such as the forbidding to a gravid woman to step over a countrystile lest, by her movement, the navelcord should strangle her creature and the injunction upon her in the event of a yearning, ardently and ineffectually entertained, to place her hand against that part of her person which long usage has consecrated as the seat of castigation.

James Joyce, Ulysses

Literature

blue blandness

These temporary apprehensions, so vague but so awful, derived a wondrous potency from the contrasting serenity of the weather, in which, beneath all its blue blandness, some thought there lurked a devilish charm, as for days and days we voyaged along, through seas so wearily, lonesomely mild, that all space, in repugnance to our vengeful errand, seemed vacating itself of life before our urn-like prow.

Herman Melville, Moby Dick

Literature

retrospective verisimilitude

And now take down the following important remark: the artist in me has been given the upper hand over the gentleman. It is with a great effort of will that in this memoir I have managed to tune my style to the tone of the journal that I kept when Mrs. 61 more words

Literature

Three On The Mind Today (2016)

1. Valentine.

2. U.S. Supreme Court loss.

3. U.S. Supreme Court replacement.

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On the take-

With no break.

Poetry

quickly morph

“Bigger people, smaller people, darker and lighter, only noticeable in extremes or comparison. Hair color tells us little in this age of ubiquitous dyes and tints, amorphous sexuality, though tending to the asexuality so common in adults. 48 more words

Literature

Book Haul: The Non-Fiction Edit

Happy Sunday people!

Today is a totally different post to anything I have done before on this blog- as you can tell from the title, it’s a book haul. 245 more words