We have no information, not even a tradition, concerning the first migration of the human race into Italy. It was the universal belief of antiquity that in Italy, as well as elsewhere, the first population had sprung from the soil.
Under the Julian and Claudian emperors, the Parthians seem to have been the leading power at the mouth of the Indus.
From the beginning of the presidential nominating conventions in the 1830’s really through the 1950’s, you had conventions that actually did real business.
In Flanders fields the poppies blow Between the crosses, row on row, That mark our place, and in the sky, The larks, still bravely singing, fly Scarce heard among the guns below.
It’s so easy to be wicked without knowing it, isn’t it?
You measure a democracy by the freedom it gives its dissidents, not the freedom it gives its assimilated conformists.
Little do we find any Phoenician architecture or plastic art at all comparable even to those of Italy, to say nothing of the lands where art was native.
About the time of the expulsion of the Tarquins from Rome, the Etruscan power had reached its height.
Tomorrow is always fresh, with no mistakes in it.
To people who remember JFK’s assassination, JFK Jr. will probably always be that boy saluting his father’s coffin.