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Thought for the Day – June 18th


No Latin Translation found
Francis of Assisi. The Counsels of the Holy Father St. Francis, Admonition 27
SEE (English): http://www.sacred-texts.com/chr/wosf/wosf03.htm
SEE (Latin):
WEB PRESENCE: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Francis_of_Assisi
WEB PRESENCE: http://franciscan-archive.org/

Thought for the Day – April 23rd


“Ther nys no werkman, whatsoevere he be,
That may bothe werke wel and hastily;
Chaucer, Geoffrey, The Canterbury Tales: The Merchant’s Tale. Late 14th Century
The Merchant’s Tale, l. 620-621
SEE: http://www.eleusinianm.co.uk/redShalfleet/rs38merchants.html
SEE (English): http://en.wikisource.org/wiki/The_Canterbury_Tales/The_Merchant%27s_Prologue_and_Tale
SEE (Middle English): http://www.librarius.com/cantales.htm
SEE (Video): The Canterbury Tales (“California Dreamin” by the Mamas and the Papas) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vBa5nN_JyPk
WEB PRESENCE: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Geoffrey_Chaucer
WEB PRESENCE: http://www.gutenberg.org/browse/authors/c#a144
WEB PRESENCE: http://houseoffame.blogspot.com/ (Chaucer parody blog)

Thought for the Day – March 28th


Adams, Abigail. Letter to John Adams. 27 November 1775.
SEE: http://www.masshist.org/digitaladams/aea/cfm/doc.cfm?id=L17751127aa
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“I feel anxious for the fate of our monarchy, or democracy, or whatever is to take place. I soon get lost in a labyrinth of perplexities; but, whatever occurs, may justice and righteousness be the stability of our times, and order arise out of confusion. Great difficulties may be surmounted by patience and perseverance.”