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With all of its bad influences, T.V. is not to be feared.... It can be a fairly safe laboratory for confronting, seeing through, a nd thus b ...

Polly Berrien Berends media the children

Truly, My Satan, thou art but a Dunce,And dost not know the Garment from the Man. Every Harlot was a Virgin once,Nor can'st thou ever change ...

William Blake devil the

She also knew old slave songs and I wondered why, when she hummed them, grandmother braided my hair even more softly, as if her fi ngers bec ...

Simone Schwarz-Bart slavery singing grandmothers

The secret lies, I think, in his intimate knowledge of the people he is addressing be they black or white, and in the forthrightne ss with w ...

James Baldwin King Martin Luther Jr.

They say geniuses mostly have great mothers. They mostly have sad fates. ...

D.H. Lawrence genius mothers

You are a great statesman, indeed! All you need is a great state! ...

Franz Grillparzer greatness state the grandiosity

The Celt is quarrelsome; he prides himself that with him it is a word and a blow. He broods upon the memory of ancient wrongs in a way that ...

Dorothy L. Sayers England Irish the

The redwood forest, the remains of a virgin sequoia forest. The interiors of certain Gothic cathedrals--Strasbourg, for example--r eplicate ...

Czeslaw Milosz forests cathedrals

I went to a very militantly Republican grammar school and, under its influence, began to revolt against the Establishment, on the simple rul ...

Bernadette Devlin Anglo-Irish relations Ireland and the Irish social/political activism