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Art by Sora Horsey on Deviantart.com

American Notebooks (Hawthorne) – see Passages from the American Notebooks


Apology of Socrates

(Απολογια  Σωκρατους)

4th century BC, Plato

An innocent man delivers an inspiring speech to the court before he is executed.


Art by Colleen Olson, formerly on Flickr

Breakfast of Champions

1973, Kurt Vonnegut, Jr.

Little do a frustrated writer and a troubled car dealer realize, that their impolite author is using their journey to meet each other as an excuse to mastermind a deconstruction of modern values!


Art by wiccked on Redbubble.com

The Catcher in the Rye

1951, J. D. Salinger

He may not know what he wants to be in life, but he sure knows one thing he doesn’t want to be—phony! Unfortunately, the world doesn’t seem to agree with him.



1930, Edna Ferber

The Oklahoma land rush of 1889 gives Yancey Cravat an opportunity to rescue his wife from civilized mediocrity, and head west for the untamed life of the pioneer.


Art anonymous, presented by a defunct site Bearfabrique.org and now widely copied


Discourse on Method

(Discours de la méthode)

1637, René Descartes

A scientist-philosopher wishes that all the deep questions of life could be as certain as his mathematical results—so he decides to start from scratch and make them that way.


The Dream of the Rood

7th-8th century, Anglo-Saxon poet (anonymous)

In a vision, the cross of Christ reflects with awe on its part in the death of God.





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