Daily Archives: November 26, 2018

Anthony Powell: Dancing to the Music of Time by Hillary Spurling

Here are some excerpts: * But although the couple’s disparity in age proved immaterial [Anthony’s mom was 38 when she married his 21 yo dad), in practice its psychological consequences were devastating. Their union broke another ingrained taboo against a … Continue reading

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The Dog Show

A friend says: I’m watching the Westminster dog show and it is so woke. All about how each breed has its strengths… each approaching its own ideal! I was thinking of a didactic “Animal Farm”-like narrative featuring different breeds of … Continue reading

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America’s First Elites

Robert W. Merry writes: The Saturday Evening Post’s connection to the old stock was through the predominantly Anglo-Saxon localities of the heartland, whose leaders ran their communities much as the national elite ran the country. They dominated the banks, civic … Continue reading

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