Monthly Archives: July 2016

You Can’t Find What Isn’t There

Many people who read this blog may know that I am a fan of the Harry Potter series [1].  A couple of times I have taken the test for Pottermore and though the questions were somewhat different each time, in … Continue reading

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Non-Book Review: War In Ancient Greece

War In Ancient Greece, edited and introduced by Bob Carruthers So, when I requested this large (almost 600 pages) book from the De Re Militari [1], I noticed that the title said War In Ancient Greece, and I figured that … Continue reading

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Deuteronomy 23:15-16: The Biblical Fugitive Slave Clause

In the first three-fifths of the nineteenth century, there was a lot of debate that the Fugitive Slave Clause of the United States Constitution was contrary to the Bible.  And those who contented that it was were correct, for although … Continue reading

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The Fugitive Slave Clause: A Constitutional Essay

In this particular series of blogs [1] we have focused on areas of the Constitution that have caused both historical and contemporary political controversy, and not delved deep into areas of constitutional law but rather focused on the political history … Continue reading

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Book Review: Israel In Britain

Israel In Britain:  A Brief Statement Of The Evidences In Proof Of The Israelitish Origin Of The British Race, by Colonel Garnier I happen to be a subscriber to a service that sends books out of print to me on … Continue reading

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How is it that people can, if they are knowledgeable about the Bible, find such rich depth in nearly every single verse?  In reading the letters of the Apostle Paul, one can see that he was familiar with the Bible … Continue reading

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Book Review: 500 Treasured Country Recipes

500 Treasured Country Recipes:  Mouth Watering, Time-Honored, Tried & True, Handed-Down, Soul-Satisfying Dishes, from Martha Storey & Friends This book has an epic scope, taking more than 500 large pages to discuss its 500 country recipes.  This is not, as … Continue reading

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Audiobook Review: Quarrel With The King

Quarrel With The King:  The Story Of An English Family On The High Road To Civil War, by Adam Nicholson, read by Simon Vance Having already read and pondered some about the Pembroke family of Wilton, which is near Salisbury … Continue reading

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The Darker Side Of Eden

On the grounds of the English manor house of Wilton there is a deer park.  Normally, this would not be anything worth writing about.  After all, there are a lot of expensive houses, in England and in many other places, … Continue reading

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Book Review: Althrop

If you know the name Charles Spencer at all, it is likely as the brother of the late Princess Diana.  If you did not draw the connection before, reading this book will let the reader know more about the Spencers … Continue reading

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