Daily Archives: August 30, 2018

David Bruce: William Shakespeare’s 3 HENRY VI: A Retelling in Prose —Act 4, Scenes 5-6

— 4.5 — Duke Richard of Gloucester, Lord Hastings, and Sir William Stanley talked together in a park — a hunting ground — near Middleham Castle in Yorkshire. Some soldiers were with them. Duke Richard of Gloucester said, “Now, my … Continue reading

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David Bruce: Alcohol Anecdotes

Some American towns are wet (they allow alcohol); other American towns are dry (they don’t allow alcohol). During his 1885 American tour, Colonel James H. Mapleson had the misfortune to stop in Topeka, Kansas, a dry town. His opera troupe … Continue reading

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Edgar Lee Masters: Shack Dye (Spoon River Anthology)

THE white men played all sorts of jokes on me. They took big fish off my hook And put little ones on, while I was away Getting a stringer, and made me believe I hadn’t seen aright the fish I … Continue reading

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Mike Pence Once Made Moral Case For Removing A President (YouTube)

Mike Pence Once Made Moral Case For Removing A President| Morning Joe | MSNBC (YouTube) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jkubUJ4ROG4 RECOMMENDED READING Andrew Kaczynski: Mike Pence’s moral case for removing a president from office(CNN) Dismissing the idea that the president is “just the like … Continue reading

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