civil war

Daily Ounce of Pound

Shouldn't the Union have seen this one coming?

Before deciding whether a man is a fool or a good artist, it would be well to ask, not only: ‘is he excited unduly’, but: ‘does he see something we don’t?’

Is his curious behavior due to his feeling an oncoming earthquake, or smelling a forest fire which we do not yet feel or smell?

Barometers, wind-gauges, cannot be used as engines.

ABC of Reading, Chapter Eight

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December 2nd, 2008 / 3:36 pm