Notes for Emily Dickinson’s poetry | We may ask ourselves a simple question: do we believe Emily Dickinson tried to tell about very exceptional Ears, Bees, or Birds, so peculiar that you write them with capital letters? More→
A New People | Out of one, many, tells the sibyl by Virgil. Out of many, one, says the US Great Seal.
We are not developing a conspiracy theory, as Americans would have to have a regime in own country to try a dictator role over the world, and to imagine the people willing is not only a little too hard. On the side of meaning: Virgil wrote for Octavian Augustus, who had Cicero proscribed and executed. The Framers might have used the poetry to learn Latin, but would they have followed it for the word sense in the US Great Seal? More→