Category Archives: Christ the Hero

For God, for Hearth, and for Race

The noon-day train will bring Frank Miller If I’m a man I must be brave And I must face a deadly killer Or lie a coward, a craven coward Or lie a coward in my grave. -from “The Ballad of … Continue reading

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From the Dark Night of Negro Worship into the Light of Europe

It has appeared to some that the South has not done its full duty by the negro. Perfection is, without doubt, a standard above humanity; but, at least, we of the South can say that we have done much for … Continue reading

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Of Kingship and Kinship

Nothing can be conceived more hard than the heart of a thoroughbred metaphysician. It comes nearer to the cold malignity of a wicked spirit than to the frailty and passion of a man. It is like that of the principle … Continue reading

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They Are Legion

Dickson groaned. What had become of his dream of idylls, his gentle bookish romance? Vanished before a reality which smacked horribly of crude melodrama and possibly of sordid crime. His gorge rose at the picture, but a thought troubled him. … Continue reading

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Heaven’s Gate and the Liberals’ Hell

Thy bosom is endeared with all hearts, -William Shakespeare ___________________ Last week an old friend confided to me that if Trump lost the election she didn’t feel that there would be any point to anything. There would be nothing left … Continue reading

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Incarnational Europe Is Our Beginning and Our End

But now all is to be changed. All the pleasing illusions, which made power gentle and obedience liberal, which harmonized the different shades of life, and which, by a bland assimilation, incorporated into politics the sentiments which beautify and soften … Continue reading

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True to Our God and Our Blood

But down these mean streets a man must go who is not himself mean, who is neither tarnished nor afraid. The detective in this kind of story must be such a man. He is the hero, he is everything. He … Continue reading

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