Daily Archives: November 17, 2017

David Bruce: Food Anecdotes

https://pixabay.com/en/pancakes-maple-syrup-sweet-food-2291908/ Enrico Caruso was capable of great kindness. While staying at the Knickerbocker Hotel, he became friends with the proprietor, James Regan. After noticing a line of shabbily dressed men waiting outside a side door at the hotel, he asked … Continue reading

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David Bruce: William Shakespeare’s “As You Like It”: A Retelling in Prose — Act 4, Scene 1

— 4.1 — In another part of the forest, Rosalind, Celia, and Jaques were talking. Jaques said to Rosalind, “Please, pretty youth, let me become better acquainted with you.” “They say you are a melancholy fellow.” “I am melancholy. I … Continue reading

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Dante’s Inferno, Canto 13: NO

Engraver: Auguste Doré *** NO *** No path and no fruit No smooth branches, no green leaves No sun and no life *** NOTE: The suicides said NO to life. By committing suicide, they committed violence against themselves. ***

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