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A GOOD SIN TO SOFTEN YOU

In the Merchant of Venice by Shakespeare,the Christians of the play universally assume that they’re a nobler species than Jews, but Shylock insists that they’re no more pure than Jews and Jews no less human than Christians.Purity and humanity being … Continue reading

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NO EASY HOPE & NO SIMPLE CONSOLATION

”It was just before leaving Rome that Hawthorne conceived the idea of a romance in which the “Faun” of Praxiteles should come to life, and play a characteristic part in the modern world; the catastrophe naturally resulting from his coming … Continue reading

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