From the Notebook of an Old Man I There is in Russia an emeritus Professor Nikolay Stepanovitch, a chevalier and privy councillor; he has so many Russian and foreign decorations that when he has occasion to put them on the students nickname him "The Ikonstand.
He has a slavish reverence for authorities and a complete lack of any desire for independent thought.
If every moment as I lecture I have a clear vision of the degree of its attention and its power of comprehension, it is in my power. Compared with later examples, they are fairly simple in style but reveal typical propensities of writers in this genre: If I were asked what constituted the chief and fundamental feature of my existence now, I should answer, Insomnia.
Remember that time slurs over everything, let all deeds fade, blurs all writings and kills all memories. Do you like to be alone or do you like having company? I could be done with it by now.
I know perfectly well that I cannot live more than another six months; it might be supposed that I ought now to be chiefly concerned with the question of the shadowy life beyond the grave, and the visions that will visit my slumbers in the tomb.
Twelve out of fourteen, i. Choose a word and write an acrostic poem where every line starts with a letter from the word. Katya began writing to me how splendid it would be to build a great theatre somewhere on the Volga, on a cooperative system, and to attract to the enterprise the rich merchants and the steamer owners; there would be a great deal of money in it; there would be vast audiences; the actors would play on co-operative terms Write about an extreme or silly sport.
A modern ubiquitous architectural form that emphasizes this characteristic is the skyscraperfirst developed in New York, London, and Chicago.
Go through a magazine and cut out words that grab your attention. Introduction to a Philosophy of Religion by Alice Von Hildebrand Love all men, even your enemies; love them, not because they are your brothers, but that they may become your brothers. Write about a lost object. Historian Paul Legutko of Stanford University said the Catholic Church is "at the center of the development of the values, ideas, science, laws, and institutions which constitute what we call Western civilization.
As in the past, men go in the intervals and drink spirits in the buffet. You ought to occupy yourself with something.Love is the expansion of two natures in such fashion that each includes the other, each is enriched by the other.
Love is an echo in the feelings of a unity subsisting between two persons which is founded both on likeness and on complementary differences.
~ Felix Adler. An Undefined Message Of Independence - Part of the reason why the Declaration of Independence is often misinterpreted due to its language written by Jefferson, which leads readers to interpret as birth, citizenship, freedom, wealth, and a patriotic symbol of America.
A short story, set firmly in reality, told to illustrate a moral or religious lesson. paragraph A specific part of a text that starts with an indented line and usually focuses on a single topic. This compilation is dedicated to the memory of our nameless forebears, who were the inventors of the pens and inks, paper and incunabula, glyphs and alphabets.
This webpage is for Dr. Wheeler's literature students, and it offers introductory survey information concerning the literature of classical China, classical Rome, classical Greece, the Bible as Literature, medieval literature, Renaissance literature, and genre studies.
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