Joseph Addison

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Name: Joseph Addison
First reported Aug 10 2014 - Updated Aug 10 2014 - 1 reports

The pristine village is a wildlife wasteland

A 'best-kept’ award may be a source of civic pride, but you tell that to the birds and bees Hedges clipped into perfect rectangles, closely shaven lawns, pristine pebbled paths and flawless beds of scarlet geraniums, with not a weed in sight. The perfect ... [Published Telegraph - Aug 10 2014]
First reported Aug 07 2014 - Updated Aug 07 2014 - 1 reports

Oppression of Women is No Laughing Matter

In a recent speech, Turkish deputy prime minister Bulent Arinc advised women not to laugh in public since it denoted morally decrepit behaviour. In response, Turkish women took to Twitter, posting pictures of themselves smiling and laughing quite flagrantly. ... [Published New Indian Express - Aug 07 2014]
First reported Jul 26 2014 - Updated Jul 26 2014 - 1 reports

Gardening: pruning and pleaching

This month and next are prime times for sharpening your secateurs, since most fruit bushes and trees need pruning in summer for a better harvest the following year, and deciduous hedges must be clipped for extra bushiness.But pruning goes much further, ... [Published Herald Scotland - Jul 26 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Word of the day for Wednesday, July 23, 2014

WORD OF THE DAYmalignant■ ma·lig·nant■ mə lig nəntDefinition: (adj) Evil in nature or tending to do great harm or mischiefExample: “The disease of jealously is so malignant that is converts all it takes into its own nourishment.”— Joseph Addison ... [Published Amarillo Globe News - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

In Your Opinion: Obama should heed words of wisdom

I commend to President Barack Obama today’s quote in your newspaper: "A man must be both stupid and uncharitable who believes there is no virtue or truth but on his own side." — Joseph AddisonSue AveryOneonta ... [Published New York Daily Star - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

Opening the Doors of Diplomacy

The Foreign Office was long a bastion of male chauvinism. Only during the Second World War did women diplomats begin to make their mark.In her interwar classic, Three Guineas, Virginia Woolf imagined the following scene. The daughter of an educated man, ... [Published History Today - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 20 2014 - Updated Jul 20 2014 - 1 reports

Neighbourhood strong bond a blessing

MIRI: A strong bond within a neighbourhood is a blessing and source of prosperity, harmony as well as happiness which must be cultivated, maintained and serving as an example for the younger generation.The statement was made by the Assemblyman for Telang ... [Published New Sarawak Tribune - Jul 20 2014]
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 1 reports

Immigrants Die to Get in, Europe Has Second Thoughts

Nathan Hale spied on the British in 1776 and was hanged because of it. Before he mounted the scaffold, he reportedly uttered the famous phrase, “I only regret that I have but one life to lose for my country.”His country, the 13 former British colonies ... [Published Epoch Times - Jul 18 2014]
First reported Jun 03 2014 - Updated Jun 03 2014 - 1 reports

7 Pieces Of Fascinating Marginalia

From a forgery of William Shakespeare’s signature to a queen’s love note asking not to be beheaded. Via luna.folger.edu In January, the British Library was readying Chaucer's Canterbury Tales for digitization when they noticed an unusual handwritten ... [Published BuzzFeed - Latest - Jun 03 2014]
First reported Mar 14 2014 - Updated Mar 14 2014 - 1 reports

Carl Mays: I witnessed hope in action this morning

During an early morning walk in a city park today I saw a man and his chocolate Lab strolling my way. The dog suddenly sprinted from the man’s side and from the paved walkway, dashed across an open grassy area and sprinted toward a large tree. About the ... [Published Mountain Press - Mar 14 2014]

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The pristine village is a wildlife wasteland [Published Telegraph - Aug 10 2014]
Oppression of Women is No Laughing Matter [Published New Indian Express - Aug 07 2014]
Gardening: pruning and pleaching [Published Herald Scotland - Jul 26 2014]
Word of the day for Wednesday, July 23, 2014 [Published Amarillo Globe News - Jul 23 2014]
In Your Opinion: Obama should heed words of wisdom [Published New York Daily Star - Jul 22 2014]
Opening the Doors of Diplomacy [Published History Today - Jul 22 2014]
Neighbourhood strong bond a blessing [Published New Sarawak Tribune - Jul 20 2014]
Immigrants Die to Get in, Europe Has Second Tho... [Published Epoch Times - Jul 18 2014]
7 Pieces Of Fascinating Marginalia [Published BuzzFeed - Latest - Jun 03 2014]
Full text: Tristram Hunt’s speech to the Specta... [Published The Coffee House | Politics and News Discussion ... - Apr 03 2014]
Carl Mays: I witnessed hope in action this morning [Published Mountain Press - Mar 14 2014]
The Favorite Books of All 44 Presidents of the ... [Published BuzzFeed - Latest - Feb 18 2014]
Valley Forge National Historical Park celebrate... [Published Norristown Times Herald - Feb 17 2014]
Enjoying life while being in the moment [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Nov 23 2013]
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7 Pieces Of Fascinating Marginalia [Published BuzzFeed - Latest - Jun 03 2014]
From a forgery of William Shakespeare’s signature to a queen’s love note asking not to be beheaded. Via luna.folger.edu In January, the British Library was readying Chaucer's Canterbury Tales for digitization when they noticed an unusual handwritten ...
The Favorite Books of All 44 Presidents of the ... [Published BuzzFeed - Latest - Feb 18 2014]
Happy President’s Day! Here’s every US President and their preferred read. AwakenedEye/AwakenedEye George Washington Served: 1789-1797 Book: Cato, a Tragedy by Joseph Addison Many might cite George Washington’s book containing over 100 ...
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