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“What’s all this about violins on TV?”

What is wrong with our society today? No one is learning the classics anymore. Instead they are studying “common core.”  All art is based on that which came before, and a knowledge of the classics is essential to creating good … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, Ben Johnson!

English dramatist, poet, and actor Ben Jonson was born in Westminster, London, England, The United Kingdom on June 01, 1572. “Drink today, and drown all sorrow; You shall perhaps not do it tomorrow; Best, while you have it, use your … Continue reading

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The Sunken Garden

  Speak not — whisper not; Here bloweth thyme and bergamot; Softly on the evening hour, Secret herbs their spices shower, Dark-spiked rosemary and myrrh, Lean-stalked, purple lavender; Hides within her bosom, too All her sorrows, bitter rue. Breathe not … Continue reading

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