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The field maneuvers may be different from those in Holmes's day, and the villain is more socially mobile, but since Sir Arthur we ...
Victorian sorrow: the stars are winking in the sky, but not for us.
He was a young lady in so many ways. A Victorian lady. Somewhere inside him, there was an adolescent girl.
Henry David Thoreau and Charles Darwin form both a spectacular comparison and contrast. Both Thoreau and Darwin were voyagers. One ...
I belong to the fag-end of Victorian liberalism, and can look back to an age whose challenges were moderate in their tone, and the ...
If for Americans, at least, the Great War could sometimes be imagined as a brief, quasi-athletic lark, the Second War permitted no ...
Apart from letters, it is the vulgar custom of the moment to deride the thinkers of the Victorian and Edwardian eras; yet there ha ...
Conscience was the barmaid of the Victorian soul. Recognizing that human beings were fallible and that their failings, though regr ...
In all times and in all places--in Constantinople, northwestern Zambia, Victorian England, Sparta, Arabia, . . . medieval France, ...
Pornography is not objectionable simply because it arouses sexual desire or lust or prurience in the mind of the reader or spectat ...
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