Tag Archives: Sir Walter Scott

The Wheel Has Come Full Circle

And when they agreed not among themselves, they departed, after that Paul had spoken one word, Well spake the Holy Ghost by Esaias the prophet unto our fathers, Saying, Go unto this people, and say, Hearing ye shall hear, and … Continue reading

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The Envenom’d Liberals

“The point envenom’d too!” – Hamlet the Dane When ancient opinions and rules of life are taken away, the loss cannot possibly be estimated. From that moment we have no compass to govern us; nor can we know distinctly to … 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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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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The Lost European Chord

In which the old man launches forth into his favorite theme… – The Pickwick Papers Behold, your house is left unto you desolate. For I say unto you, Ye shall not see me henceforth, till ye shall say, Blessed is … Continue reading

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A Tale of Two Towers

Of all the men who have ever taken pen in hand to put on paper what their heart felt, Shakespeare stands above them all. But he, even he, felt completely unequal to the task. In many of his sonnets he … Continue reading

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The Fear of Racism

And, behold, a woman, which was diseased with an issue of blood twelve years, came behind him, and touched the hem of his garment: For she said within herself, If I may but touch his garment, I shall be whole. … Continue reading

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