Daily Archives: June 18, 2018

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David Bruce: William Shakespeare’s HAMLET: A Retelling in Prose — Act 5, Scene 1

— 5.1 — In a churchyard, two people — a gravedigger and his friend — talked about Ophelia’s death. “Is she to be buried in Christian ground although she willfully sought her own salvation?” the gravedigger asked. People who were … Continue reading

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David Bruce: Good Deeds Anecdotes

In the mid-1970s, New York City occasionally suffered electricity blackouts. Vernon R. Alden was in NYC for a Colgate-Palmolive Board Meeting when one such blackout occurred. He attended a play, and in the middle of it the lights went out … Continue reading

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Edgar Lee Masters: John Horace Burleson (Spoon River Anthology)

I WON the prize essay at school Here in the village, And published a novel before I was twenty-five. I went to the city for themes and to enrich my art; There married the banker’s daughter, And later became president … Continue reading

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Lao-Tzu #71: Knowing you don’t know is wholeness. Thinking you know is a disease. Only by recognizing that you have an illness can you move to seek a cure.

71   Knowing you don’t know is wholeness. Thinking you know is a disease. Only by recognizing that you have an illness can you move to seek a cure.   The Master is whole because she sees her illnesses and … Continue reading

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Aesop: The Lion, the Fox, and the Beasts

The Lion once gave out that he was sick unto death and summoned the animals to come and hear his last Will and Testament. So the Goat came to the Lion’s cave, and stopped there listening for a long time. … Continue reading

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