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A Quote and a Song for Friday: Herman Melville, Bruce Springsteen on payday

[B]eing paid, what will compare with it? The urbane activity with which a man receives money is really marvellous, considering that we so earnestly believe money to be the root of all earthly ills, and that on no account can … Continue reading

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Awesome Quote for the Day: Herman Melville on Reviving the Gods of Old

If hereafter any highly cultured, poetical nation shall lure back to their birthright, the merry May-day gods of old; and livingly enthrone them again in the now egotistical sky; on the now unhaunted hill; then be sure, exalted to Jove’s … Continue reading

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