London Gin Craze Had Roots in Nascent Consumer Society – Bloomberg
- Gin’s Next of Kin (mensjournal.com)
- Gin and Tonic: A Short History of a Stiff Drink (activehistory.ca)
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As I have said, there are two points or two characteristics of the Radical programme which it is your special duty to resist. One concerns the freedom of individuals. After all, the great characteristic of this country is that it is a free country, and by a free country I mean a country where people are allowed, so long as they do not hurt their neighbours, to do as they like. I do not mean a country where six men may make five men do exactly as they like. That is not my notion of freedom.
Robert Gascoyne-Cecil, 3rd Marquess of Salisbury,
Speech to the third annual banquet of the Kingston and District Working Men's Conservative Association (13 June, 1883).
You’re St. Melito of Sardis!
You have a great love of history and liturgy. You’re attached to the traditions of the ancients, yet you recognize that the old world — great as it was — is passing away. You are loyal to the customs of your family, though you do not hesitate to call family members to account for their sins.
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My thoughts on war, warfare, and leadership
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" God cannot alter the past, though Historians can. "
The incoherent ramblings of a working class white guy.
Exploring How Being American Affects My World View.
My life as a daughter of the King
Discovering the beauty of truth
With God we will gain the victory, and he will trample our enemies. Psalms 109:13
God will give to the soul a new understanding of God in God, the old human understanding being cast aside – and a new love of God in God. - St. John of the Cross
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