Tag Archives: History

The Lays Of Ancient Rome. . .

Never enough time. . . Now by your children’s cradles, now by your father’s graves, Be men today, Quirites, or be forever slaves! For this did Servius give us laws? For this did Lucrece bleed? For this was the great … Continue reading

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Fuck Catiline; That Dude’s A Dick

When, O [Feminism], do you mean to cease abusing our patience? How long is that madness of yours still to mock us? When is there to be an end of that unbridled audacity of yours, swaggering about as it does … Continue reading

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Victor Hugo: This Will Kill That

The Internet Will Kill The Book Bill Powell manages, somehow or other, to preface my thoughts before I’ve a chance to put them out there. He has done so again. Before I started on Aristotle’s Rhetoric a few weeks ago … Continue reading

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Emerson’s Essays: History

Lies, Lies, Lies Onanism, self-centeredness, adolescent navel gazing, self-congratulatory mental masturbation; that vapid dredge of legion media, inundating, inculcating, indoctrinating; whatever one calls the plague, it continues to ravage.  It is the monstrous beast our corners of dissent exclaim against; … Continue reading

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