Monthly Archives: February 2016

Beautiful Blog – Belle Of The Book

Love this blog – check it out Title:Belle of the Book – Enchanting young readers with great books and fun activities Author: Belle Of The Book Full Text & Source: http://www.belleofthebook.com/ The Internet, Online, 29/2/2016

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Keep Your Firefox Healthy

Title:Check Your Plugins ; Keeping your plugins up to date helps Firefox run safely and smoothly. Author: Mozilla Full Text & Source: https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/plugincheck/?utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=social&utm_content=sm_02202016_370236862&utm_campaign=desktop The Internet, Online, 29/2/2016 Sample Text Plugin Status Step 1: Click Update to update a plugin. Step … Continue reading

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The Veterans By Rudyard Kipling

To-day, across our fathers’ graves, The astonished years reveal The remnant of that desperate host Which cleansed our East with steel. 2 Hail and farewell! We greet you here, With tears that none will scorn– O Keepers of the House … Continue reading

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Seal Lullaby By Rudyard Kipling

Oh! hush thee, my baby, the night is behind us And black are the waters that sparkled so green. The moon, O’er the combers, looks downward to find us At rest in the hollows that rustle between. Where billow meets … Continue reading

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On Fields Oer Which the Reapers Hand has Passed By Henry David Thoreau

On fields o’er which the reaper’s hand has pass’d Lit by the harvest moon and autumn sun, My thoughts like stubble floating in the wind And of such fineness as October airs, There after harvest could I glean my life … Continue reading

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Whats The Railway To Me? By Henry David Thoreau

What’s the railroad to me? I never go to see Where it ends. It fills a few hollows, And makes banks for the swallows, It sets the sand a-blowing, And the blackberries a-growing.

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November By Thomas Hood

No sun – no moon! No morn – no noon – No dawn – no dusk – no proper time of day. No warmth, no cheerfulness, no healthful ease, No comfortable feel in any member – No shade, no shine, … Continue reading

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The Death Bed By Thomas Hood

We watch’d her breathing thro’ the night, Her breathing soft and low, As in her breast the wave of life Kept heaving to and fro. 2 But when the morn came dim and sad And chill with early showers, Her … Continue reading

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Mother o’ Mine by Rudyard Kipling

If I were hanged on the highest hill, Mother o’ mine, O mother o’ mine! I know whose love would follow me still, Mother o’ mine, O mother o’ mine! If I were drowned in the deepest sea, Mother o’ … Continue reading

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The Grandmother by Lord Alfred Tennyson

I. And Willy, my eldest-born, is gone, you say, little Anne? Ruddy and white, and strong on his legs, he looks like a man. And Willy’s wife has written: she never was over-wise, Never the wife for Willy: he would … Continue reading

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Mother’s Day 2016

Don’t Forget Mother’s Day On Sunday, March 6 Poetry Mother is a name held sacred By most mortals of the earth; It means great love and sacrifice From the very day of birth, A love that’s so full of beauty, … Continue reading

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Imitation By Alexander Pushkin

I saw the Death, and she was seating By quiet entrance at my own home, I saw the doors were opened in my tomb, And there, and there my hope was a-flitting I’ll die, and traces of my past In … Continue reading

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Loss And Gain By Ralph Waldo Emerson

Virtue runs before the muse And defies her skill, She is rapt, and doth refuse To wait a painter’s will. Star-adoring, occupied, Virtue cannot bend her, Just to please a poet’s pride, To parade her splendor. The bard must be … Continue reading

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Poet By Ralph Waldo Emerson

TO clothe the fiery thought In simple words succeeds For still the craft of genius is To mask a king in weeds.

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Shakespeare By Ralph Waldo Emerson

I see all human wits Are measured but a few; Unmeasured still my Shakespeare sits Lone as the blessed Jew.

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Someone turned the world’s most famous paintings 3D so blind people can experience them

Title:Someone turned the world’s most famous paintings 3D so blind people can experience them Author: Tech Insider Full Text & Source: http://www.techinsider.io/3d-printed-works-of-art-for-the-blind-2016-1 The Internet, Online, 21/2/2016 Sample Text: http://www.techinsider.io/3d-printed-works-of-art-for-the-blind-2016-1 Those who are visually impaired do not get the opportunity to … Continue reading

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Van Gogh painting comes to life in 3D – YouTube

Source:Van Gogh painting comes to life in 3D – YouTube Full story: http://bit.ly/1IN6rgy A virtual version of a famous painting lets you wander round the artwork and explore the scene in 3D – with a few added extras  

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For Whom The Bell Tolls By John Donne

No man is an island, Entire of itself. Each is a piece of the continent, A part of the main. If a clod be washed away by the sea, Europe is the less. As well as if a promontory were. … Continue reading

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Daybreak By John Donne

STAY O sweet and do not rise! The light that shines comes from thine eyes; The day breaks not: it is my heart Because that you and I must part. Stay! or else my joys will die 5 And perish … Continue reading

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All-TIME 100 Novels

Title: All-TIME 100 Novels Author:Richard Lacayo, Time Full Text & Source: http://entertainment.time.com/2005/10/16/all-time-100-novels/ The Internet, Online, 19/2/2016 Sample Text: Critics Lev Grossman and Richard Lacayo pick the 100 best English-language novels published since 1923—the beginning of TIME. Welcome to the massive, … Continue reading

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