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First Principles: The Foundations of Our National Policy Will Be Laid In the Pure and Immutable Principles of Private Morality

“The foundations of our national policy will be laid in the pure and immutable principles of private morality, and the preeminence of free government be exemplified by all the attributes which can win the affections of its citizens, and command … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Language Is Not An Abstract Construction of the Learned, Or of Dictionary Makers, But Is Something Arising Out of…Long Generations of Humanity

“Language is not an abstract construction of the learned, or of dictionary makers, but is something arising out of the work, needs, ties, joys, affections, tastes, of long generations of humanity, and has its bases broad and low, close to … Continue reading

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Storybook Kind of Love

Storybook Kind of Loveby Michael Doyle She wants a storybookKind of love –Only she wants itWith dirty picturesIt only took one lookTo dream along the something of – Need, …craven at first biteHer painted lights hypnotized my mind She was … Continue reading

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First Principles: A Change in Religious Sentiments, Duties and Obligations of the People Was the Real American Revolution

“But what do we mean by the American Revolution? Do we mean the American war? The Revolution was effected before the war commenced. The Revolution was in the minds and hearts of the people; a change in their religious sentiments, … Continue reading

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Thought For the Day: Language Is the Tie That Binds

“Language is not an abstract construction of the learned, or of dictionary makers, but is something arising out of the work, needs, ties, joys, affections, tastes, of long generations of humanity, and has its bases broad and low, close to … Continue reading

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Broken Hearted Sonnet

Broken Hearted Sonnet by Michael Romani Hearts are such fickle things Not bound by words or even rings Too often secrets unknown Bring ruin to affections shown I could have loved you, perhaps, forever Loving you with no end; never … Continue reading

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