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play it again sam

From Samuel Johnson. What a great writer.From The Vanity of Human Wishes, The Tenth Satire of Juvenal, Imitated. The first section: Let observation with extensive view, Survey mankind, from China to Peru; Remark each anxious toil, each eager strife, And … Continue reading

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london : read them the riot act?

Mobs and riots are not exactly new phenomenon. It’s had some water under the bridge, most of it undrinkable, to draw on. When the capital of the Roman empire moved to the East, the mob, at Byzantium rioted with unparalleled … Continue reading

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