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The Asphalt League

In his 1942 swan song, The New Leviathan, dying British philosopher-historian R.G. Collingwood called the life of the mind “a magic journey.” Remarkably free of illusions regarding the life of the university, however, Collingwood argued for “domesticating” professors, rather

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The Elite of El Bronx

The Hispanic elite have decided that the best way to control the lives of millions of Latin immigrants and illegal aliens flooding into America’s cities is to prevent them from learning English. The elites can then preside over a separate,

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Mistress of Deceit

Oxford University Press advertises its Past Master series (of which this book is one) as being “a noble encyclopaedia of the history of ideas” in which “lucid and authoritative” modern critics introduce us to the best of what has been

Yeats: A Second Coming
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Yeats: A Second Coming

W. B. Yeats: The Poems; Edited by Richard J. Finneran; Macmillan; New York

 

 

When Yeats died in 1939 his poetry had not been completely collected and there was some doubt over the right text. His widow was involved in