Tag Archives: Thoughts

The Eighth Day Of The Week

Image: DeviantArt On the thirty-second day of the thirteenth month of the eighth day of the week, On the twenty-fifth hour of the sixty-first minute we’ll find all things that we seek. They are there in the limbo of Lollipop … Continue reading

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Quotable #25: Good Fortune

“We knew not our good fortune until we lost it.” — Miguel de Cervantes, Don Quixote, Part 2, Chapter 54

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A Palindromic Epitaph

In C. A. Dowson Scott’s Nooks and Corners of Cornwall (1912), Scott told of a curious epitaph located at St. Winwalloe’s churchyard, Gunwalloe, Cornwall: Shall we all die? We shall die all; All die shall we — Die all we shall. While the … Continue reading

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Gleanings From The Past #17

Put Your Words Together A judge, reprimanding a criminal, called him a scoundrel. The prisoner replied: “Sir, I am not as big a scoundrel as your Honor” — here the culprit stopped, but finally added — “takes me to be.” … Continue reading

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Gleanings From The Past #14

Rhyming [Nicolas Boileau-]Despréaux, in composing poetry, made his second verse before the first; and considered it as a very great secret in the art of [rhyming], which gave energy and meaning to the verse. Boileau used to relate, that he communicated … Continue reading

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I Just Made An Account On Bloglovin

Follow my blog with Bloglovin I’d like to inform you that I just made an account on Bloglovin. Now, you may think, “Who cares.” I wouldn’t have posted this if I don’t have to. However, in order to “claim” my blog, … Continue reading

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Quotable #9: The Future

“Prognostications are a notable proof of the wild curiosity of our nature, grasping at and anticipating future things, as if we had not enough to do to digest the present.” – Anon.

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