Category Archives: Thinkings and poems

Keats’ life

https://www.biography.com/writer/john-keats   “Keats’ daring and bold style earned him nothing but criticism from two of England’s more revered publications, Blackwood’s Magazine and the Quarterly Review. The attacks were an extension of heavy criticism lobbed at Hunt and his cadre of young poets. The … Continue reading

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More from Keats’ letter

“It has been an old comparison for our urging on – the Beehive; however, it seems to me that we should rather be the flower than the Bee – for it is a false notion that more is gained by … Continue reading

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Diligent indolence

http://www.john-keats.com/briefe/190218.htm Extract  from  a Keats’ letter When Man has arrived at a certain ripeness in intellect any one grand and spiritual passage serves him as a starting-post towards all ‘the two-and-thirty Palaces.’ How happy is such a voyage of concentration, … Continue reading

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Mysteries

Why is Pythagorus’s theorem not mentioned in the Bible? Was Homer acquainted with grief? What pen  did St Paul use? Why did the Jews not discover Logic? It was all Greek to them. Mythos is the Hebrew Way. Futility is … Continue reading

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Was it for this   that God endured the Fall?

At midnight I was tidying my room Oh,not feeling tired, can’t sleep in tune But in the morning I feel  tired as hell After sixty sinners burned  pell mell! My room looked even worse than I believed I fell sideways,  … Continue reading

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How  shall we  sanctify our little hour?

What meaning has a buttercup in flower? So many  trodden down in meadows green How  shall we  sanctify each little hour? The celandine ‘s no warrior full of power Underneath my apple tree they bloom What meaning has  the life … Continue reading

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Chagrin

https://www.etymonline.com/word/chagrin   chagrin (n.) 1650s, “melancholy,” from French chagrin “melancholy, anxiety, vexation” (14c.), from Old North French chagreiner or Angevin dialect chagraigner “sadden,” which is of unknown origin, perhaps [Gamillscheg] from Old French graignier “grieve over, be angry,” from graigne “sadness, resentment, grief, vexation,” from graim “sorrowful,” which is perhaps from a … Continue reading

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Lessons

What is the binomial theorem? Would you mind speaking English, Miss? What is an isosceles triangle? I will not even go there. Are you crazy? What is Aleph null? Do you mean who is aleph null? Sounds like an immigrant … Continue reading

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Wie mein Herz spricht

Heute werden wir rationale Zahlen studieren und irrational Zumindest hoffe ich darauf Sie sind vielleicht ein bisschen schlauer Haben Sie gedacht, wir wären sehr dumm Überhaupt nicht, ich kann nur aus meiner Erfahrung Angenommen, es ist etwas Du hast es … Continue reading

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Voulez-vous dire que vos mécanismes de défense ?

Aujourd’hui, nous allons étudier des nombres rationnels et irrationnels Du moins, c’est ce que j’espère dans cette c’est que vous soyez peut-être un peu plus intelligent Avez-vous pensé que nous serions très stupides Pas du tout, je ne peux que … Continue reading

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