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Jumping On The Bandwagon: Dr Johnson

Is not a Patron, my Lord, one who looks with unconcern on a man struggling for life in the water, and, when he has reached ground, encumbers him with help? The notice which you have been pleased to take of … Continue reading

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Reading Lord Chesterfield’s Letters: P G Wodehouse

“Lord Chesterfield said that since he had had the full use of his reason nobody had heard him laugh. I don’t suppose you have read Lord Chesterfield’s ‘Letters To His Son‘?” …Well, of course I hadn’t. Bertram Wooster does not … Continue reading

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The Purpose of Travel

The whole object of travel is not to set foot on foreign land; it is at last to set foot on one’s own country as foreign land. Lord Chesterfield We shall not cease from exploration And the end of all … Continue reading

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