"Lives of great men all remind us, we can make our lives sublime, and, departing, leave behind us, footprints on the sands of time"–Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Wednesday, October 30, 2019
Tuesday, October 22, 2019
Sunday, October 20, 2019
Friday, October 18, 2019
Deep into that darkness peering, long I stood there, wondering, fearing, doubting, dreaming dreams no mortal ever dared to dream before.–Edgar Allen Poe
Thursday, October 17, 2019
In the Fall of 1774 & Winter of 1775, I was one of upwards of thirty, chiefly mechanics, who formed ourselves into a committee for the purpose of watching the movements of the British soldiers, and gaining every intelligence of the movements of the Tories.–Paul Revere
Wednesday, October 16, 2019
Tuesday, October 15, 2019
Friday, October 11, 2019
“I am no more a witch than you are a wizard, and if you take away my life, God will give you blood to drink!” Scaffolding abandoned and with feet swaying above the earth, the cries of accused witch Sarah Good were thought to be silenced. Good’s reedy words were not lost, however, with the bend of her neck—instead they breathe life into the brittle pages of the Salem records. Blending the noiseless horror of these factual documents with the immunity of historical fiction in Dorcas Good, Earhart attempts to return readers to the gnarled crest of Gallows Hill and the panic which coiled upon each Salem doorstep throughout the summer and autumn of 1692.–The Diary of Dorcas Good,Child Witch of Salem by Rose Earhart
Is the little girl who supposedly haunts the Salem Witch Dungeon Museum that of Dorcas Good's spirit?
Thursday, October 10, 2019
The death of a beautiful woman, is unquestionably the most poetical topic in the world.
There are more questions in heaven and earth than there are grains of sand in the universe!