Quote of the Week

I've been collecting quotes from books for years now and figure it's high time I put them to use. So here is the quote of the week:   "Pippin was bruised and torn, his aching head was grated by the filthy jowl and hairy ear of the Orc that held him. Immediately in front were … Continue reading Quote of the Week

Quote of the Week

I've been collecting quotes from books for years now and figure it's high time I put them to use. So here is the quote of the week: "If you look down and are not frightened of heights (the Society for the Preservation of This and That have put up some excellent railings to preserve you … Continue reading Quote of the Week

Quote of the Week

I've been collecting quotes from books for years now and figure it's high time I put them to use. So here is the quote of the week:   "Human speech is like a cracked tin kettle, on which we hammer out tunes to make bears dance when we long to move the stars." Gustave Flaubert,┬áMadame … Continue reading Quote of the Week

Laurie vs. Professor Bhaer: A Literary Debate

In response to my post today about the should-have-been romance between Jo March and Laurie Laurence in Little Women, Christina Wehner wrote a post of her own, explaining why Jo should have married Professor Bhaer, as she does in the book. You can find her post here. I was particularly struck by her observation that … Continue reading Laurie vs. Professor Bhaer: A Literary Debate