Saturday, May 18, 2013
stevenson was buried on the summit of vara-the hill he built his house on."the tomb of tuitala"-the teller of tales.
Friday, May 17, 2013
MIRABEAU- Necker's financial plan 1789
two centuries(2 georgee terms) of plunder + abuse have dug the abyss which threatens to engulf the nation.it must be filled up--this terrible chasm. but how? here is the list of proprietors. choose from the WEALTHIEST, in order that the SMALLEST NUMBER OF CITIZENS MAY BE SACRIFICED. but choose! shall not a few perish, that the MASS of the peoprle be saved? come, then! here are 2000 notables, shose property will supply the deficit. restore order to your finances; peace + prosperity to the kingdom! strike! IMMOLATE, without mercy, these 'unfortunate' victims! hurl them into the abyss!-it closes!