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In 1688 James II of the House of Stuart was ousted from the throne by parliament because of his Roman Catholic beliefs. In his place,  his Protestant daughter Mary was invited to take the throne along with her husband, William of Orange. 1,397 more words


Reevely: Ontario's welfare-computer disaster gets more expensive

The provincial government is paying another $5 million to cities, including Ottawa, to apologize for the buggy new system it forced them to start using in November to manage social-assistance payments. 718 more words

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The Travels Of A Prizefighter

It was one of those fights that felt like it happened yesterday, although this yesterday was 25 years (and now a day) ago.

On March 17, 1990 at the Las Vegas Hilton arena, … 560 more words


SIR ROGER DE COVERLEY papers from THE SPECTATOR, by Joseph Addison and Richard Steele

(Pages 93-99 of 108)

I haven’t read from this in a long time; it is a delight to come back to it. I read a little last night, and tonight I was excited to read more. 42 more words



“Reading is to the mind what exercising is to the body.”

– Richard Steele


A Mind Filled with Gloves, Silks, and Ribbons: 1710

[I]f ladies will take my word for it, (and as they dress to please men, they ought to consult our fancy rather than their own in this particular,) I can assure them, there is nothing touches our imagination so much as a beautiful woman in a plain dress. 843 more words

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