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Love and the Maiden

Before Catharsis passed through his Breaking Point against the Wahrlog of Darkness, there were many days his mind would wander.

One thing he thought about was… 674 more words


The Boulder

Up and up.  Up and up.  Rolling slowly.  To the top.

The boulder inched forward in steady spurts, passively following the groove of the path.  The groove was just its size, exactly.  149 more words


His Last Bow

This story, His Last Bow, an exciting adventure starring Mr. Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson, originally appeared in 1917.  It is atypical, in that it is not told by Dr. 6,167 more words

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Murdo Girl...You didn't hear it from me

I had an interesting conversation with our miss Murdo Girl this morning. As I talked, she looked at me so intently, I thought I was really reaching her. 1,104 more words

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odds and ends of bookish rambling...

First up, a favor. Even though we’ve still got nearly a month left in the current school year (and plenty of work to fill it), it’s time to start looking ahead to next year. 2,242 more words

In The Reading Room

The road to my revolution; a slave's diary:

The road to my revolution, a slave’s diary:

By Danielle Parrish

Month 1: The sale of a new slave.

I’m awakened with a sharp slap to my cheek, the cool air stings my taut limbs as I dangle aimlessly from a long chain. 549 more words

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Handwritten Pages #3

This week’s Handwritten Page is inspired by a colleague of mine who wrote down for me a series of events and remembrances of growing up in Queensland, Australia. 169 more words