Daily Archives: June 2, 2018

David Bruce: William Shakespeare’s CYMBELINE: A Retelling in Prose — Act 5, Scene 5

— 5.5 — In front of King Cymbeline’s tent stood Cymbeline, Belarius (Morgan), Guiderius (Polydore), and Arviragus (Cadwal). Although Cymbeline did not know it, Polydore was his older son, Guiderius, and Cadwal was his younger son, Arviragus. Morgan was Belarius, … Continue reading

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Edgar Lee Masters: George Trimble (Spoon River Anthology)

Do you remember when I stood on the steps Of the Court House and talked free-silver, And the single-tax of Henry George? Then do you remember that, when the Peerless Leader Lost the first battle, I began to talk prohibition, … Continue reading

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Lao-Tze #55: To unnaturally try to extend life is not appropriate.

55   One who is filled with the Tao is like a newborn child. The infant is protected from the stinging insects, wild beasts, and birds of prey. Its bones are soft, its muscles are weak, but its grip is … Continue reading

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Aesop: The Goose With the Golden Eggs

One day a countryman going to the nest of his Goose found there an egg all yellow and glittering. When he took it up it was as heavy as lead and he was going to throw it away, because he … Continue reading

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