Daily Archives: January 23, 2018

David Bruce: Tobacco Anecdotes

MARK TWAIN https://pixabay.com/en/mark-twain-man-person-portrait-391112/ Mark Twain constantly smoked cigars. Sometimes he visited his friend and fellow novelist William Dean Howells, who declared that after Mr. Twain had stayed with him for a few days, he had to air out his entire … Continue reading

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William Shakespeare’s CORIOLANUS: Act 5, Scenes 4-5

— 5.4 — Menenius and Sicinius talked together in a public place in Rome. Menenius said, “Do you see yonder the corner of the Capitol; do you see yonder cornerstone?” “Why, what about it?” Sicinius asked. “If it is possible … Continue reading

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