Republican Cycles: Birth, Corruption, Death, Rebirth?

In nearly every class I teach–whether it’s about western civilization, the American founding, or Christian Humanism–I talk about the natural (supposedly) cycles of life, the seasons, and republics.  If you’re interested, here are my favorite quotes and art… Read More

Political Reverie (January 1774) By Mercy O. Warren

As fairy forms, the elfin airy train, And sylphs, sometimes molest the learned brain, Delusive dreams the matron’s bosom swell, And, ancient maids, the fancied vision, tell; So beaux and belles see routs and balls in dreams, And… Read More