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Pragmatism

You might consider trying to duplicate your institution’s colors in the flower and candles, unless they are something like pomegranate and puce. Columbia’s blue and white lend themselves very well to table decorations, especially in the spring when the little blue irises are available, and have been known to bring a tear to the eye […]

Citation (43)

in which Lord Chesterfield gives some useful advice regarding time management

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(8) Finger-prints of any value to the police are seldom found on anybody’s skin. (9) The pupils of many drug-addicts’ eyes are apparently normal. (10) It is impossible to see anything by the flash of an ordinary gun, though it is easy to imagine you have seen things. (11) Not nearly so much can be […]

Montaigne 1.15

The bombardment of the Acropolis in 1687 via the Ottoman Imperial Archives (formerly on Flickr, but now not) So above all things a man should take heed, if he can, against falling into the hands of an enemy judge who is victorious and armed. – Montaigne (Essays,‘One does notwith impunity defend a placeobstinately and against […]

Useful Hints

A selection of ‘useful hints’ from Rambles in Rome (9th edition, 1903, page xiv) by S. Russell Forbes: Avoid bad odours. Do not ride in an open carriage at night. Take lunch in the middle of the day. This is essential. It is better to take a light breakfast an lunch, than a heavy breakfast […]

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