By Herman Melville

This anthology is an intensive creation to vintage literature if you haven't but skilled those literary masterworks. when you have recognized and enjoyed those works some time past, this is often a call for participation to reunite with outdated associates in a clean new layout. From Shakespeare s finesse to Oscar Wilde s wit, this detailed assortment brings jointly works as different and influential because the Pilgrim s growth and Othello. As an anthology that invitations readers to immerse themselves within the masterpieces of the literary giants, it's must-have addition to any library.

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Are they proud of paying taxes that are converted into bullets and missiles that penetrate the bodies and homes of the downtrodden Palestinian Muslims? 69 Chapter 2 Of A r ms a n d M e n Why is contempt for cowardice so stubborn and powerful that it could figure so forcefully and diversely in American history? At first glance, fleeing from danger even when duty dictates that you should not seems like a good survival strategy. ” “The youth felt triumphant at this exhibition,” Crane writes. “There was the law, he said.

57 Johnson thought that had it been braver in the run-­up to both world wars, the United States could have avoided getting involved in either. 58 Around this time Johnson was having a recurring dream that offers a glimpse of a primal scene, the tribe moving against the individual who has failed it out of fear: “Every night when I fell asleep I would see myself tied to the ground in the middle of a long open space. In the distance, I could hear the voices of thousands of people. They were all shouting at me and running toward me: ‘Coward!

49 Roosevelt was not alone in accusing advocates of neutrality or pacifism of cowardice. ” Eventually, though, he did ask the Senate to declare war, and the shame of cowardice figured (along with massive conscription) in efforts to drum up troops. A 1917 recruiting poster depicted a man in a suit with bow tie standing inside, one hand grasping his lapel, the other in his pants pocket. He looks distractedly outside, where a giant flag billows and doughboys march shouldering guns. ”51 But there were limits to the possibilities for valor, or avoiding disgrace, in commerce.

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