Canadians in arms pt 3

Camouflage S. M. George Massey, C.M.S.C. from B.M.A. “Blitz,” Vol. 1, No. 3 Brockville, ON: July 1942.They tell us tales of camouflage, The art of hiding things; Of painted...

Summa, Question 168: mirth.

Thomas Aquinas, Summa theologica Question 168, Article 4.Whether there is a sin in lack of mirth?I answer that, In human affairs whatever is against reason is a...

Canadians in arms pt 2

Shown here about to enter Campobasso’s Holy Rosary Church are Roman Catholic personnel of three Canadian infantry units. Fresh from the Italian front, where they had been relieved by soldiers of...

The Cruise of the ‘Nona’

Hilaire Belloc, The Cruise of the 'Nona.’ 1925On the whole, of the cads and gentlemen I have met, I could give the cads a shade of...

Song (To C. L.)

From collected poems, 1911Song (To C. L.)The corn is garnered, the swallows fly, The leaves fall soft on their wintry bed. There was a dream in...

Dear, Old South Side Hill

The fondest thoughts of childhood’s day twine ’round thee, dear old hill, And as I gaze, thy bare, bleak braes with love my bosom thrill; For...

The Three Taps

Chapter 1. The Euthanasia PolicyIn a sense, though, insurance was but an empirical science until the Indescribable Company made its appearance. The man who...

Legends and Lyrics: A Book of Verses

The Three RulersI saw a Ruler take his stand And trample on a mighty land; The People crouched before his beck, His iron heel was on their...

Orthodoxy

G. K. Chesterton, OrthodoxyMen of science offer us health, an obvious benefit; it is only afterwards that we discover that by health, they mean bodily...

Nazi and Nazarene

FROM: RONALD KNOX, “NAZI AND NAZARENE” MacMillan War Pamphlets No. 5 London: MacMillan and Co. Ltd., 1940We have to remember, besides, that the wedge method always...