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Thought for the Day – September 30th, 2013


Cook, James. Log of the Resolution. ADM 55, Log 108, Pg 62. 30 January 1774. Pg 123 (log page)
SEE: http://www.captaincooksociety.com/home/detail/225-years-ago-january-march-1774
SEE (original image): http://badc.nerc.ac.uk/cgi-bin/corral/view_images/a=55/p=65/l=108/v=1
SEE: http://www.gutenberg.org/cache/epub/15777/pg15777.html
BACKGROUND IMAGE: “Sunset”. RWLinder. Accessed on October 5th, 2013. http://www.rgbstock.com/photo/o7hYyWA/Sunset
AUTHOR IMAGE: Nathaniel Dance-Holland, Official Portrait of Captain James Cook, 1775, oil on canvas, 50in x 40in, National Maritime Museum, Accessed on Oct 5th, 2013, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Captainjamescookportrait.jpg
WEB PRESENCE: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/James_Cook
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Thought for the Day – June 30th


Tupper, Martin Farquhar. Proverbial Philosophy. Wiley & Putnam, NY. 1846. p. 76
SEE: http://books.google.com/books?id=xV4RAAAAYAAJ
WEB PRESENCE: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Martin_Farquhar_Tupper

Thought for the Day – June 25th


Johnson, Samuel. Rasselas, Prince of Abyssinia. 1759, Chapter XII
SEE: http://www.gutenberg.org/dirs/etext96/rslas10h.htm
WEB PRESENCE: http://www.samueljohnson.com/
WEB PRESENCE: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Samuel_Johnson