Edgar Lee Masters, Spoon River Anthology, "Whether minister or judge, housewife or mayor, clerk or carpenter, banker, lawyer, or town drunk, these monologues form an unforgettable legacy of the private hopes, the dreams, and the aspirations, the successes and the failures, the jealousies and the betrayals, the prejudices and the disillusionments of the people of Spoon River." Rivers Anthology Edgar, Rivers T-Shirt, Anthology Edgar Lee, Spoons Rivers, Lee Master, People
Lost Colony of Roanoke became Croatoan Indians. River Spirits: A Collection of Lumbee Writings-Stanley Knick
"some books are meant / to be read just like this / alone, with the evening, / a bowl of fruit ripening / waiting for the reader / to grow hungry, but / she won't, the book / will devour her, / and it / will soon / become / morning."
Oh for a book and a shady nook either indoors or out with the green leaves whispering overhead or the street cries all about where I may read at all my ease both of the new and old for a jolly good book whereon to look is better to me than gold John Wilson, 1785 - 1854
The Upper Library: Merton College - Merton College Library is one of the earliest libraries in England and the oldest library in the world in continuous daily use. The oldest part, known as the Upper Library, is on the first floor of two orthogonal ranges of buildings that were built around 1373 by William Humberville as part of the completion of Mob Quad, one of the first collegiate quadrangles.