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A Cask of Fine Wine

A large cask of wine had been dropped and broken, in the street. The accident had happened in getting it out of a cart; the cask had tumbled out with a run, the hoops had burst, and it lay on the stones just outside the door of the wine-shop, shattered like a walnut-shell. And it [...]

December 12 / 2011
Author Mike McAlister
Category Literature
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Lincoln’s Temperance Address

The list of its friends is daily swelled by the additions of fifties, of hundreds, and of thousands. The cause itself seems suddenly transformed from a cold abstract theory, to a living, breathing, active, and powerful chieftain, going forth “conquering and to conquer.” For this new and splendid success, we heartily rejoice. That that success [...]

August 16 / 2011
Author Mike McAlister
Category Literature
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Modernism Redefined

Modernism, in its broadest definition, is modern thought, character, or practice. More specifically, the term describes the modernist movement, its set of cultural tendencies and array of associated cultural movements, originally arising from wide-scale and far-reaching changes to Western society in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Related terms are modern; modernist; contemporary; postmodern. [...]

June 19 / 2011
Author Mike McAlister
Category Articles, Design
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