“So Grendel waged his lonely war, inflicting constant cruelties on the people, atrocious hurt. He took over Heorot, haunted the glittering hall after dark, but the throne itself, the treasure-seat, he was kept from approaching; he was the Lord’s outcast.” – “Beowulf,” Lines 164-169
Your eyes would pop as much as the Solomon Islanders’ eyes in the headline photo.
“Why, so, brave lords, when we do join in league I am a lamb” – Titus Andronicus Act IV Scene II
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“Hath not a Jew…warmed and cooled by the same winter and summer as a Christian is?” – “The Merchant of Venice,” Act III.1
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You can only fail at PowerPoint when you try to get an easy grade by not using every built-in application at your disposal
An underestimated skill could fix underestimated problems
You will not avoid finding any Martin fanboys, especially since you found one right here
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Such beauty can be found in such ugliness.
This genre has the reputation–and notoriety–of being high-brow literature
What really shows the eccentricities of art are the juxtapositions within juxtapositions.
It is not enough to read a book, but to integrate it.
As a writer there are many problems that come from many sources