Daily Archives: November 4, 2017

Death Sentence

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Spied Her

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Dante’s Inferno, Canto 9: open, flaming tombs

Engraver: Gustave Doré *** Open, flaming tombs Heretics’ homes forever Thought they were mortal *** NOTE: One heresy is not believing in immortality after death. These heretics believed that they would be in a tomb for eternity after death, and … Continue reading

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davidbrucehaiku: know death is coming

https://pixabay.com/en/offering-colors-dead-2912289/ *** KNOW DEATH IS COMING *** Know death is coming So you can celebrate life Value what you’ll lose

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David Bruce: Death Anecdotes

https://pixabay.com/en/offering-colors-dead-2912287/ In the days before such things as Welfare and Social Security, people in this and other countries grew desperate because of poverty. A young mother — a struggling opera singer — who had been deserted by her husband grew … Continue reading

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William Shakespeare’s “Antony and Cleopatra”: A Retelling in Prose — Act 4, Scenes 13-14

— 4.13 — In her palace in Alexandria, Cleopatra worried about what Mark Antony might do to her. With her were Charmian, Iras, and Mardian. “Help me, my women!” Cleopatra said. “Oh, Antony is more mad than Great Ajax, son … Continue reading

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