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http://bostonreview.net/vivian-gornick-hannah-arendt-on-being-jewish The Jewish Writings is a collection of Arendt’s articles and essays written between 1932 and 1966. For this reviewer, they come as a revelation. I had never understood, exactly, the mental road Arendt traveled to get to … Continue reading
A word that’s spoken by a friend can reach Can touch, can move, can embrace in its sounds The inner soul where its vibrations teach. When cut off, silent,after sad defeat Such gentle words can break our sullen bonds … Continue reading
smart smɑːt/ adjective adjective: smart; comparative adjective: smarter; superlative adjective: smartest 1. (of a person) clean, tidy, and well dressed. “you look very smart” synonyms: well dressed, well turned out, fashionably dressed, fashionable, stylish, chic, modish, elegant, neat, besuited, spruce, … Continue reading
ˈriːbəs/ noun noun: rebus; plural noun: rebuses a puzzle in which words are represented by combinations of pictures and individual letters; for instance, apex might be represented by a picture of an ape followed by a letter X. historical an … Continue reading
https://www.merriam-webster.com/word-of-the-day Definition : an organism that lives under extreme environmental conditions (as in a hot spring or ice cap) Examples “Beetles with antifreeze blood, ants that sprint on scorching sand and spiders that live high up Mount Everest. … Continue reading