Tag Archives: Charles Dickens

When Hope Seems Nearly Gone

The result of Hardy’s management was that Tom made a clean breast of it, telling everything, down to his night at the ragged school, and what an effect his chance opening of the Apology had had on him. Here for … Continue reading

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Christmas Land

Thy tributary Eastern Kings. Lord! Grant some light to us; that we May with them find the way to Thee! Behold what mists eclipse the day! How dark it is! Shed down one ray, To guide us out of this … 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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Remembering Christian Europe

Having eyes, see ye not? and having ears, hear ye not? and do ye not remember? ________________ Although there is no provision for political parties in the United States Constitution there has been a kind of tacit agreement amongst the … Continue reading

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We All Shall Come Home

The indulgence of a sort of undefined hope, an obscure confidence, that some lurking remains of virtue, some degree of shame, might exist in the breasts of the oppressors of France, has been among the causes which have helped to … Continue reading

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Among Us But Not of Us

Thy life’s a miracle. –King Lear _____________ We have seen, ad nauseam, how the Jacobins of democracy work. They open up their borders to the barbarians of color without the approval of the native born, then they give the colored … Continue reading

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It Is Time

“O, listen to it—listen to it, dear, generous lady!” said Margaret, throwing herself on her knees and grasping those of her benefactress and looking in that attitude like a beautiful mortal in the act of supplicating her tutelary angel; “the … Continue reading

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