Queen Elizabeth Regina: The First, The Great, the Only

Queen Elizabeth Regina: The First, The Great, the Only 1

“…. And the new social system was finally secure. Yet the spirit of the ancient feudalism was not quite exhausted. “ – Lytton Strachey A prominent critic wrote about her two centuries after her death. Bette Davis played her in a melodramatic movie nominated for five Academy Awards. Today, millions of people attend traveling fairs …

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Laura Ingalls Wilder: A Life in Perspective

Laura Ingalls Wilder: A Life in Perspective 2

On visiting the website of the Little House on the Prairie Museum lists, it lists the following caveat: “Due to an ongoing error with GPS technology, many GPS navigators and mapping services are unable to direct their users to our site. To avoid becoming hopelessly lost, please use the following directions.” An amusing comment, to …

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Brontë Sisters: The First Family of Literature

Brontë Sisters: The First Family of Literature 3

‘Genius’ can be defined as the creation of something that afterwards feels like it was always here. While psychologists attempt to understand how genius occurs, history teaches that it flourishes in the strangest of situations. Such is certainly the case with the children of Patrick Brontë, an Irish cleric who married a Cornish woman and …

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