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Rhyme April 25, 2013: 1. I trust everyone in my generation (Nixon, Ford, and Carter Administrations) will recognize these lyrics: Jenny, Jenny, | who can I turn to You give me something | I can hold onto I know you think I’m like | the others before Who saw your name and number | on the wall Note the rhymes. The uninitiated will immediately smile, [...] by

Books Inscribed by Lord Byron’s Half-Sister/Lover Discovered at Used Bookstore October 22, 2012: In the age of Amazon, it's rare to come across real treasures in used bookstores. But occasionally a gem does surface. Such is the case reported in The Independent: She was born to wealth and privilege; he was "mad, bad and dangerous to know". The affair between Augusta Leigh and her half-brother, Lord Byron, is said to be one of [...] by

“The” “age” “of” “genius” September 25, 2009: In a recent Slate article, Ron Rosenbaum explores uses and abuses of the word “genius,” suggesting: Maybe genius has been, if not democratized, more widely and thinly distributed, rather than concentrated in the hands of a precious few…. Maybe we no longer live in the kind of romantic age that created Byron, the template of genius. Or [...] by

Keats lives! (for a while) September 18, 2009: Poor fellow! His was an untoward fate:— 'Tis strange the mind, that very fiery particle, Should let itself be snuffed out by an Article. —Lord Byron Keats didn’t actually die because of a bad review. But if he had, how would he feel now that Bright Star, Jane Campion’s film about him, is garnering so much positive press? Being [...] by