Daily Archives: November 12, 2014

Nov 12 – Summer Ends Now – G. M. Hopkins sj

Wednesday, November 12    “3 Feet in some places” Gerard Manley Hopkins, sj looked inside the death of summer and the coming of cold weather as sacred beauty, the play of God with the earth; the poet recognized the gaze … Continue reading

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Armistice Day at The Tower of London

A postscript to today’s post:  Veterans day in the UK where searing memories of The Great War (we call it World War I) remain part of the national identity. Poppies surrounding The Tower of London jssj

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One more archive post for today — World War I’s 100th anniversary

This morning’s post[s] stirred several compelling responses. Here they are: 1) One of our readers from the Law School wrote to ask why I had not included John McCrae’s flint-hard voice coming out of the brutal violences of World War … Continue reading

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