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Conceited People: George Eliot

I’ve never any pity for conceited people, because I think they carry their comfort about with them. George Eliot The Mill on the Floss The picture is by Hieronymus Bosch (1450-1516)- The Seven Deadly Sins and the Four Last Things … Continue reading

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Balm For The Spirit

This is a version of the spiritual ‘There is a balm in Gilead‘ sung by Jessye Norman and Kathleen Battle. We are told: The “balm in Gilead” is a reference from the Old Testament, but the lyrics of this spiritual refer to the New … Continue reading

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