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The history of today | Modern Eloquence

Below is something I wrote almost ten years ago–an unfinished draft of an article for my local weekly newspaper. Never got it quite right, but it’s got a nice description of the old book, Modern Eloquence, and for those unfamiliar with how MLKjr wound up being named MLKjr, some interesting tidbits of actual “modern” history. …

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Wondrous Works of God’s Creation

From @zeugma’s Project Gutenberg Daily Releases comes this… SHELLS AND PEBBLES. A Story for Children. BY THE AUTHOR OF “STORIES FOR THE NURSERY.” PUBLISHED UNDER THE DIRECTION OFTHE COMMITTEE OF GENERAL LITERATURE AND EDUCATION,APPOINTED BY THE SOCIETY FOR PROMOTINGCHRISTIAN KNOWLEDGE. 1852. EBook: https://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/69452 <– Cuttle-fish and eggs “This,” said Mr. Miller, “is the backbone of …

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