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French Leave

To take French leave. To take without asking leave or giving any equivalent. The allusion is to the French soldiers, who in their invasions take what they require, and never wait to ask per…

Fools

(French, fol, Latin, follis.) (1) The most celebrated court fools: (a) Dagonet, jester of King Arthur; Rayère, of Henry I.; Scogan, of Edward IV.; Thomas Killigrew, called “King …

The Pivot of Civilizationby Margaret Sanger

The Cruelty of Charity Is Revolution the Remedy? Neglected Factors of the World Problem War has thrust upon us a new internationalism. To-day the world is united by starvation, disea…

The Pivot of Civilization

by Margaret Sanger The Cruelty of CharityIs Revolution the Remedy?Neglected Factors of the World Problem War has thrust upon us a new internationalism. To-day the world is united by starv…