Daily Archives: January 29, 2012

For Whom The Bell Tolls

In his Meditation XVII, published in 1623 as part of his work Devotions Upon Emergent Occasions, John Donne wrote the following (translated into modern English), a work which has endured in passing along enduring and popular expressions to the English … Continue reading

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Name As Aspiration

Every time I cross into the border of Burma, I laugh a little. These days Burma styles itself as the Union of Myanmar. Burma is not, and has never, been a union. From before the time it gained its independence … Continue reading

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