Tales of the Greek Heroes

The value of the myth is that it takes all the things we…
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Tartan, Thistle and Bagpipes

“That wantons thro’ the flowering thorn Thou minds me o’ departed joys, Departed…
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Ex Libris: A Gentleman in Moscow

“Manners are not like bonbons, Nina. You may not choose the ones that…
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Ex Libris: The Thorn Birds

“There is a legend about a bird which sings just once in its…
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Carolina’s Cash Crops

Much has been made of rice and cotton as Carolina’s historic cash crops.…
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Ex Libris: The Woman in White

Few of us do not enjoy a good murder mystery. The man we…
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Spring Still Life

The buckeye blooms, Her beating heart worn on an emerald sleeve Holding nothing…
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Ex Libris: The British Are Coming

“Handed the reins to a big brown New England mare, Revere swung into…
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Ex Libris: Italian Folktales

“We are the stories we tell ourselves. Man is a social animal, and…
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The Silver Lining

In 1942, Charleston Museum curator Milby Burton, the dean of South Carolina silver…
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Ex Libris: The Canterbury Tales

When April with its sweet-smelling showers Has pierced the drought of March to…
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Ex Libris: How to See Fairies

Perhaps the best part of childhood is believing in magic and fairies, with…
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