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Thought for the Day – October 8th, 2013


Tennyson, Alfred, Lord. “Ulysses.” Poems. In 2 vols. Pages 88-91, London: Edward Moxon, 1842.
SEE: http://books.google.com/books?id=cs4VAAAAYAAJ
SEE: http://www.poetryfoundation.org/poem/174659
BACKGROUND IMAGE: “Sailboat on the Ocean.” Fairegoodmother. Deviantart.com. Accessed on October 6, 2013. http://www.deviantart.com/art/Sailboat-on-the-Ocean-90067264
SEE: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cape_May_Point,_New_Jersey
SEE: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cape_May_diamonds
AUTHOR IMAGE: “Alfred Lord Tennyson.” Julia Margaret Cameron, carbon print, 1869, printed 1875/79. Accessed by October 6, 2013. http://www.artic.edu/aic/collections/artwork/66865
SEE: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alfred,_Lord_Tennyson
QUOTE FONT: Connie, http://www.dafont.com/connie.font
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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
QUOTE FONT: Pieces of Eight, http://www.dafont.com/pieces-of-eight.font; Treasure Map Deadhead, http://www.dafont.com/treasure-map.font
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Thought for the Day – September 7th, 2013


Hume, David. Essays and Treatises on Several Subjects. London, 1777. Vol I, pg 373-374
Essay X: Of Some Remarkable Customs
RC 14, Mil 373-374
SEE: http://www.davidhume.org/texts/etv1.html#Mil366
WEB PRESENCE: http://www.davidhume.org/
WEB PRESENCE: http://www.humesociety.org/
WEB PRESENCE: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/David_Hume
WEB PRESENCE: http://oll.libertyfund.org/?option=com_staticxt&staticfile=show.php%3Fperson=231&Itemid=28