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Satisfied that if any circumstances have given peculiar value to my services , they
were temporary , I have the consolation to believe that , while choice and
prudence invite me to quit the political scene , patriotism does not forbid it . In
In all the changes to which you may be invited , remember that time and habit are
at least as necessary to fix the true character of governments as of other human
institutions , that experience is the surest standard by which to test the real ...
Hence therefore it must be unwise in us to implicate ourselves , by artificial ties ,
in the ordinary vicissitudes of her politics or the ordinary combinations and
collisions of her friendships or enmities . Our detached and distant situation
invites and ...
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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