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The Ides of March - Thornton Wilder

A terribly clever epistolary novel by the author of Our Town and The Bridge of San Luis Rey, The Ides of March consists of four sections, each of which begins earlier and ends later than the last, each with a different theme. 478 more words

To put in words

I sometimes hold it half a sin
To put in words the grief I feel;
For words, like Nature, half reveal
And half conceal the Soul within. 652 more words


Gratitude - 1

I wanna talk about gratitude.

I’ve been very grateful lately. I have so many things to be grateful for. Here are just a few of them: 1,179 more words


Our Town Too Close for Comfort

DATELINE:  Thorton Wilder Classic

Doro Mirande, Fay Bainter, and Martha Scott, stand out among the dead.

With music by Aaron Copland and set design by William Cameron Menzies, Thornton Wilder’s… 345 more words

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Happy National Ice Cream Day!

My advice to you is not to inquire why or whither, but just enjoy your ice cream while it is on your plate.

~ Thornton Wilder ~

"The Ides of March"

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Thornton Wilder’s 1948 historical, epistolary novel. I read a paperback edition without the now-standard Kurt Vonnegut introduction. I wonder what old Kurt had to say? 2,261 more words

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“Everybody’s talking about people breaking into houses but there are more people in the world who want to break out of houses.”

—Thornton Wilder, writer (17 Apr 1897-1975) .

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