John Adams – Declaration of Independence – video dailymotion

Happy Independence Day everyone! ‘On July 1, 1776, debate on the Lee Resolution (Richard Henry Lee’s resolution for independence from Great Britain) resumed as planned, with a majority of the delegates favoring the resolution. Congress thought it of the utmost importance that independence be unanimously proclaimed. To ensure this, they delayed the final vote until … Continue reading John Adams – Declaration of Independence – video dailymotion

Christmas Carol, Staves 4&5

STAVE  FOUR. THE LAST OF THE SPIRITS. The Phantom slowly, gravely, silently, approached.When it came near him, Scrooge bent down upon his knee; for in the very airthrough which this Spirit moved it seemed to scatter gloom and mystery. It was shrouded in a deep black garment, whichconcealed its head, its face, its form, and … Continue reading Christmas Carol, Staves 4&5

A Christmas Carol, Staves 2 & 3

Stave 2 THE FIRST OF THE THREE SPIRITS. When Scrooge awoke, it was so dark, that looking outof bed, he could scarcely distinguish the transparent window from the opaquewalls of his chamber. He was endeavouring to pierce the darkness with hisferret eyes, when the chimes of a neighbouring church struck the four quarters.So he listened … Continue reading A Christmas Carol, Staves 2 & 3