God in a Cave

This selection is an excerpt from the book The Everlasting Man, by English writer and philosopher G. K. Chesterton, here presented in Simplified Gregg by yours truly. Attachment: god-in-a-cave.pdf

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Pride in Ancestry

This extract about the importance of maintaining a relationship between our ancestors and our posterity, comes from American lawyer and statesman Daniel Webster’s Discourse in Commemoration of the First Settlement of New England, delivered at Plymouth on the December 22, 1820. Here it is presented in Centennial Gregg, transcribed by yours truly. Attachment: pride-in-ancestry.pdf

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The Mayflower

This article from the editors of History.com explains the history of the Mayflower and its role in the settlement of the New World. I transcribed it in Anniversary Gregg for the blog. Attachment: the-mayflower.pdf

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The Dear Departed

This entertaining story by American fiction writer Alice-Mary Schnirring was later on adapted by Rod Serling into an episode of his TV series Night Gallery. Here it is, written by me for the blog in Centennial Gregg. Attachment: the-dear-departed.pdf

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Discovery of the New World

In addition to his short stories Rip Van Winkle and The Legend of Sleepy Hollow, Washington Irving was a historian. In 1828 he wrote A History of the Life and Voyages of Christopher Columbus, a four-volume biographical account of Christopher Columbus. Here is an extract from Volume I, Book III, Chapter IV, in which Columbus…

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