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The Roman Character: Confidently Facing the Future, Conserving the Past

ROME NEVER FOUGHT TO IMPOSE a political idea or a religious creed. On the contrary, she left local institutions and manners of thought untouched. In Rome’s imperial expansion, self defence was accounted the first motive; but trade inevitably followed and … Continue reading

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How the redbreast got its colour.

“But little by little he gained courage, flew close to him, and drew with his little bill a thorn that had become imbedded in the brow of the Crucified One. And as he did this there fell on his breast … Continue reading

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