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Modern Verse

ContentsThe Little Book of Modern VerseForewordLord of my Heart's Elation (Bliss Carman)Gloucester Moors (William Vaughn Moody)On a Subway Express (Chester Firkins)The Automobile (Percy MacKaye)The Bl…

The Second Book of Modern Verse

A Selection from the work of contemporaneous American poetsSelections made in 1919.ContentsForewordThe Road not taken (Robert Frost)Symbol (David Morton)Spring (John Gould Fletcher)"There will come So…

Choices and Change

by Barbara Bush Barbara Bush's Remarks at Wellesley College Commencement Thank you very much. Thank you President Keohane, Mrs. Gorbachev, trustees, faculty, parents, Julie Porter, Chris…

Word Choice

  Don't "thesaurusize." The second trap into which many students fall is thinking that big words make good essays. Advanced vocabulary is fine if it comes naturally to you, and when…

Angela Morgan: Choice

ChoiceAngela MorganI'd rather have the thought of you To hold against my heart, My spirit to be taught of you With west winds blowing, Than all the warm caresses Of another love's bestowing, O…

Brewer's: Choice Spirit

(A) or “Choice Spirit of the Age,” a gallant of the day, being one who delights to exaggerate the whims of fashion. Hobson's Choice. (See Hobson.) Source: Dictionary of Phras…

Choice Boswell RANDELL

RANDELL, Choice Boswell, (nephew of Lucius Jeremiah Gartrell), a Representative from Texas; born near Spring Place, Murray County, Ga., January 1, 1857; attended public and private schools and …

Number One Draft Choices

Overall first choices in the NHL draft since the league staged its first universal amateur draft in 1969. Players are listed with team that selected them; those who became Rookie of the Year …

Brewer's: Hercules' Choice

Immortality the reward of toil in preference to pleasure. Xenophon tells us when Hercules was a youth he was accosted by two women—Virtue and Pleasure—and asked to choose betwee…

Summary of IRA Choices

Individual Retirement Accounts (IRAs) became more attractive on January 1, 1998, with the creation of the “Roth IRA” (named for Senate Finance Committee Chairman William Roth of D…