A gifted violin player in danger of becoming a virtuoso and thus too attached to his instrument handed it over to the Oneida authorities and never played again. When a visiting Canadian teacher complained that the community did not foster “genius or special talent,
I see plainly that America can defend herself if proper measures are taken,
I am pro-plaque.
There is something aesthetically pleasing about trading one engraving – and old map – for another – American money.
I ask about the Quakers’ silent services. She describes them as “not so much the absence of talking as the presence of god.
Abraham Lincoln had a soft spot for deserters, whom he called his “legs cases.
However, displayed right alongside all the Confederate flag paraphernalia is a bunch of American flag merch – American flag place mats, patriotic “body crystals,
on the illusive “Monsieur Hortalez.
The scene of Washington cussing out Charles Lee was for some reason not included in the series of bronze illustrations of the Battle of Monmouth on the monument at the county courthouse. Even though it was the most New Jersey-like behavior in the battle, if not the entire war.