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Writing at a time before political parties had become accepted as vital
extraconstitutional , opinion - focusing agencies , Washington feared that they
carried the seeds of the nation ' s destruction through petty factionalism .
The acceptance of , and continuance hitherto in , the office to which your
suffrages have twice called me have been a uniform sacrifice of inclination to the
opinion of duty and to a deference for what appeared to be your desire . I
pendence for whatever it may accept under that character — that by such
acceptance it may place itself in the condition of having given equivalents for
nominal favors and yet of being reproached with ingratitude for not giving more .
There can ...
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LibraryThing ReviewNutzerbericht - PhilSyphe - LibraryThing
I'm reviewing the short story of 'The Valley of the Worm' and not a collection by that name. Howard presents another of his reincarnation tales, this time his main character recalls a previous life ... Vollständige Rezension lesen
POINT TO POINT NAVIGATION: A MemoirNutzerbericht - Kirkus
In this successor to the first volume of his memoir, Palimpsest (1995), prolific novelist/essayist/gadfly Vidal mixes mournful minor keys among his usual trumpet blasts against what he regards as an ... Vollständige Rezension lesen