Critical Linking: June 14, 2012

The cemetery, frustrated, agreed to Hellman’s request that Parker’s remains be turned over to Hellman’s lawyer. It would be another fifteen years before they finally found their way to Baltimore, in the “Dorothy Parker Memorial Garden” installed in the office park the NAACP occupies.

And yet the strangest bit in those two sentences is that this is all in an “office park.”


Yesterday, the Department of Education offered up yet another bit of awful sounding news about the cost of college, when it reported that tuition at four-year, public institutions had jumped up 15 percent in two years — even faster than the cost of health care.



We band of brothers/ For he to-day that sheds his blood with me/ Shall be my brother,” Patchett said. Later in the speech, it became clear which conflict she was addressing.”

It might be noted that Henry V died of dysentery before taking the throne of France, for which he so ardently fought.


Ecclesiastes 12:12, “Of making books there is no end”; their classical ones: Seneca, “the abundance of books is a distraction”; and their early modern ones: Leibniz, the “horrible mass of books keeps growing.”

Apparently, the “there are too many books complaint” is nothing new.

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