This selection is an excerpt from the book The Biography of a Grizzly by British-Canadian wildlife artist and author Ernest Seton-Thompson, here written by me in Anniversary Gregg. Attachment: death-of-a-grizzly.pdf
Hello! Just plainly curious and/or confused: Are there any differences between the 1936 ed. and the 1943 ed. of Gregg – FM Anniv Ed Vol 1 & 2? Thanks so much!
In the last part of Will Durant’s description of the Japanese people, he focuses on their love for gardening and flowers. It was written by me in Anniversary Gregg. Attachment: the-poeple-of-japan-part-2.pdf
This selection by historian Will Durant from his book The Story of Civilization and transcribed by me in Anniversary Gregg describes the fascinating Japanese culture, their ancient customs and rituals. Attachment: the-people-of-japan-part-1.pdf
The Greeks, the Latins, and other ancient peoples loved to tell myths that explained natural events — why certain stars are in the sky, for example, or how it happens that we have seasons. Many of the myths of the ancient world were retold by the Latin poet Ovid. In honor of Februrary, the month…
This list of words and phrases appearing in the second edition of Sténographie Gregg by R. J. Sénécal was prepared by one of our members, Aymeric de Poyen. This is a handy reference for those studying French Anniversary Gregg. Mille mercies, Aymeric ! Attachment: Index Sénécal.pdf
One of our blog members, Ms. Ryoko Popjoy, has penned in Anniversary Gregg this short story by British writer W. Somerset Maugham. Mr. Know-All first appeared in the September 1924 issue of Good Housekeeping. Thank you so much, Ryoko! Attachment: Mr-Know-All.pdf
In this essay that appeared in the December 15, 1957 issue of This Week magazine, the former senior judge of Brooklyn’s highest criminal court, Judge Samuel S. Leibowitz, attempts to answer to the riddle of the rocketing rate of juvenile delinquency in America during that time. I transcribed it for the blog in Anniversary Gregg….
Modern science has given mankind more power than was ever dreamed to be possible — but can it give mankind the wisdom to use power as it should be used? In this essay by American physicist and Nobel Prize winner Dr. Robert Millikan, he points out that there is a great difference between knowledge and…
The island of Niuafoʻou (meaning “many new coconuts”) is the most northerly island in the kingdom of Tonga. It has been an active volcano for thousands of years. The 1946 eruption was a particularly violent one and in December 1946 Niuafoʻou’s inhabitants were evacuated and resettled on the island of ʻEua. ʻEua and Niuafoʻou share…