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“…so also can nothing be more unprofitable, than the too customary mode of charging the infant memory with verses, or even chapters of abstract doctrines, or passages, about the true meaning of which, schoolmen themselves have hitherto been divided in opinion.” — from the PrefaceA...

“The violent destruction of life and property incident to war, the continual effort and alarm attendant on a state of continual danger, will compel nations the most attached to liberty to resort for repose and security to institutions which have a tendency to destroy their...

“Enter Two Angels in white, with scarlet wings; aso, Four Ladies in gowns of red and green; also an Angel, bearing in his hands a surcoat of white, with a red cross.”SIR GALAHAD, A CHRISTMAS MYSTERY William Morris (1834-1896) New Rochelle, NY: The Elston Press, 1902Originally published in 1859, this...

“It is a prayer for the rebirth of a way of writing with breath.”CHANCCANI QUIPU Cecilia Vicuña New York: Granary Books, 2012Quipu, or knotted cords, encoded the spoken language of the Inca, representing both single sounds and whole words, and was used as a form of communication...

«Лолита , свет моей жизни , огонь моих чресел . Грех mой , душа моя . Ло -ли –та…”Лолита Владимир Набоков (1899-1977) New York: Phaedra, Inc., Publishers, 1967 First hardcover edition in RussianFirst published in Paris in 1955, then in New York City in 1958 and...