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Our Common Hope Is Not the Noble Savage

May the Lord, who here on earth suffered aforetime on the cross for the sins of men, be a friend unto me; He has redeemed us and has given us life, a heavenly home.    –The Dream of the Rood … Continue reading

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The Red Death of Liberalism

For what is a man profited, if he shall gain the whole world, and lose his own soul? or what shall a man give in exchange for his soul? – Matthew 16: 26 _____ And Jesus called a little child … Continue reading

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The Lay of the European Minstrel

Hush’d is the harp: the Minstrel gone.And did he wander forth alone?Alone, in indigence and age,To linger out his pilgrimage?No; close beneath proud Newark’s tower,Arose the Minstrel’s lowly bower;A simple hut; but there was seenThe little garden hedged with green,The … Continue reading

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