34 – Alcott, Bukowski, Chase

January 15th 2013

Short Story:  Scarlet Stockings by Louise May Alcott

“A look, a word, a gesture from a pretty woman is often more eloquent and impressive than moral essays or semi-occasional twinges of conscience.”

Poem:  The Laughing Heart by Charles Bukowski

you can’t beat death but
you can beat death in life, sometimes.

Essay:  The Luxury of Integrity by Stuart Chase

“In the custody and handling of transferable property Americans grow more dependable; but in that more subtle definition of integrity which bids a man play fair with his own soul, never, it seems to me, has the Republic sunk to lower levels.”

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