Tag Archives: revolution

24601 — To the barricades!

Only those who don’t grok large numbers are surprised by coincidences. Nevertheless, I watched Les Misérables (the 1995 10th anniversary edition at the Royal Albert Hall) the other night, and, soon afterwards, I was, um, surprised, to discover that there’s … Continue reading

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The greatest speech ever made

You must speak… it’s our only hope. I’m sorry, but I don’t want to be an emperor; that’s not my business. I don’t want to rule or conquer anyone. I should like to help everyone if possible: Jew, gentile, black … Continue reading

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