Tag Archives: Robert Louis Stevenson

The Evil of What Seems

Hamlet. Ay, madam, it is common. Queen. If it be, Why seems it so particular with thee? Hamlet. Seems, madam! Nay, it is; I know not “seems.” ‘Tis not alone my inky cloak, good mother, Nor customary suits of solemn … Continue reading

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The Liberals’ Orphanage of Horror

Nothing can be conceived more hard than the heart of a thoroughbred metaphysician. It comes nearer to the cold malignity of a wicked spirit than to the frailty and passion of a man. It is like that of the principle … Continue reading

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The Stone Which the Builders Rejected

Jesus saith unto them, Did ye never read in the scriptures, The stone which the builders rejected, the same is become the head of the corner: this is the Lord’s doing, and it is marvellous in our eyes? Therefore say … Continue reading

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Like Unto That of a Little Child

And the light shineth in darkness; and the darkness comprehended it not. – John 1: 5 ____________________________ I believe that I’ve mentioned the travelogues of James A. Fitzpatrick before. He was a reporter who traveled around the world on behalf … Continue reading

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