Monday, March 23, 2015
Sunday, March 22, 2015
"On the chessboard, meanwhile, confusion was setting in."
From Chapter 22, By Candlelight
Saturday, March 21, 2015
From Critical & Historical essays, Volume Two, by Thomas Babington Macaulay
WE CAN NOT
"We cannot wish that any work or class of works which has exercised a great influence on the human mind, and which illustrates the character of an important epoch in letters, politics, and morals, should disappear from the world."
From Leigh Hunt
Friday, March 20, 2015
From The Essays, by Thomas Babington Macaulay
"Assuredly nothing can be more absurd or mischievous than to waste the public money in bounties, for the purpose of inducing people who ought to be weighing out grocery or measuring out drapery to write bad or middling books."
From William Pitt