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Chief Seattle is known for a speech he gave to the Washington territorial governor in 1854 regarding the status of ... [Read more]
"Fool me once, shame on you;
fool me twice, shame on me."
According to Random House's Dictionary of Popular Proverbs ... [Read more]
Title of Ernest Hemingway's 1940 novel about the Spanish Civil War.
see Did You Know File for "No Man ... [Read more]
The Three Monkeys: "hear no evil, speak no evil, see no evil".
The trio of monkeys is depicted with one ... [Read more]
According to Safire's Political Dictionary, this "pseudo-Latin phrase meaning 'don't let the bastards grind you down'" has been around for ... [Read more]
This famous passage by John Donne (1573-1631) is not a poem--it is prose. It is a passage from Meditation 17, ... [Read more]