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Cataracta Rheni - A terrifying view

Already 400 years ago, it must have been a spectacular view: Sebastian Münster, the great German Cartographer and Scholar, described it as “a terrifying thing to look at: water turns to foam and white smoke (sic), and no boat, no fish is able to overcome this obstacle” (1). 616 more words


James Fenimore Cooper

” It is a besetting vice of democracies to substitute public opinion for law. This is the usual form in which masses of men exhibit their tyranny.

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I Write Like...

Have you ever wondered who you write like?

Critique Circle shares a bunch of writer tools on their Facebook page, and a few days ago they shared a a link to a fun text analyzer that they found. 211 more words


The Games People Play

   It’s funny how little things influenced you throughout your formative years. Yes, the big, the traumatic, and the bad things did. But have you ever thought of how many times something insignificant took place in your life that effects you still today? 373 more words

February 4, 1826: Moccasins and Broken Twigs

American frontiersman Leatherstocking, aka Natty Bumppo, had his second outing in James Fenimore Cooper’s The Last of the Mohicans, which debuted on February 4, 1826. Among… 384 more words

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