Only by the form, the pattern,
Can words or music reach
The stillness, as a Chinese jar still
Moves perpetually in its stillness.
T. S. Eliot
Four Quartets
Briunt Norton

Sunday, July 4, 2010

A Study of the Declaration of Independence

In language that rivals Shakespeare in beauty and power the first American congress declared itself a free and independent nation. The English language has seldom attained such efficiency, economy and potency while maintaining so much charm and grace. There are no extra words. And all of these words convey some of the most basic concepts regarding man and God and law. The universe of reason is boldly and plainly sketched in a few hundred words.

7 comments:

  1. 人不能像動物一樣活著,而應該追求知識和美德............................................................

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  2. 與其期盼別人疼你,不如自己疼自己。..................................................

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  3. 向著星球長驅直進的人,反比踟躕在峽路上的人,更容易達到目的。............................................................

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  4. 當一個人內心能容納兩樣相互衝突的東西,這個人便開始變得有價值了。............................................................

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  5. 支持你!!!期待你的更新!!!相信一定會更好!!!!............................................................

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