From the George Grantham Bain collection (Library of Congress):
G.B. Shaw was born on 26 July 1856.
22 July 1898:
“We thought, because we had power, we had wisdom.”-Stephen Vincent Benét
- A Trove of Forgotten Writings Is Found in a Periodical Edited by Dickens [THE NEW YORK TIMES]
- Iris Murdoch’s Favorite Painting [THE PARIS REVIEW]
- Archie is a Punk Rocker Now in Crossover ‘Archie’/Ramones Comic [FLAVORWIRE]
I have to share it with you.
It has been too long.
“Please give me some good advice in your next letter. I promise not to follow it.”-Edna St. Vincent Millay
Jean-Paul Sartre was born on 21 June 1905:
“All that I know about my life, it seems, I have learned in books.”-Jean-Paul Sartre
Mary McCarthy was born on 21 June 1912:
“Life is a system of recurrent pairs, the poison and the antidote being eternally packaged together by some considerate heavenly druggist.”-Mary McCarthy
She was born on 20 June 1743: