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Nothing in medieval dress distinguished the child from the adult. In the seventeenth century, however, the child, or at least the ...
The general feeling was, and for a long time remained, that one had several children in order to keep just a few. As late as the s ...
It is as if, to every period of history, there corresponded a privileged age and a particular division of human life: "youth" is t ...
Two archetypes pervade Western thinking on the subject of how reality is best apprehended, archetypes that have their ultimate ori ...
Civilization is an active deposit which is formed by the combustion of the Present with the Past. Neither in countries without a P ...
I'll come up the steps to the house and the gardener will be clipping away at the hedges and he'll say, "Good evening, Mr. Younger ...
Kennedy benefited, too, from the fact that the country perceived him to be, like Roosevelt, a patrician. To be sure, Kennedy did n ...
Of the intrinsic differences that separate Americans from English the chief have their roots in the obvious disparity between the ...
Neither the feeling nor the style of Miss Dickinson belongs to the seventeenth century; yet between her and Donne there are remark ...
In the latter part of the seventeenth century, according to the historian of Dunstable, "Towns were directed to erect 'a cage' nea ...
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