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Paths of the Wise

To climb steep hills requires slow pace at first.
William Shakespeare

Paths of the Not-So-Wise

The knife was as sharp as the tone used by Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee (D-Tex.) in her first several points of parliamentary procedure made to Rep. Henry Hyde (R-Ill.) in the House Judiciary Committee hearings on the impeachment of President William Jefferson Clinton.
Bad analogies on high school papers

Milestones on this Date in History

1731: English poet William Cowper

1832: Surgeon and women's rights leader Mary Walker Edwards

1876: Air conditioning engineer Willis Carrier

1912: French playwright Eugene Ionesco

1922: Cartoonist Charles Schulz

1939: Singer Tina Turner

Music on this Date in History

1893: A critical review of Cesar Franck's Symphony in D was published in "Le Menestral" of Paris. The reviewer said: "The master has little to say but says it with the conviction of the Pope defining dogma!"

1959: Albert Ketelby died. He wrote, "In a Persian Market."

1993: Leonard Slatkin and the St. Louis Symphony performed in their home town for the first time since getting back from their European tour. George Silfies soloed in a Clarinet Concerto by Dan Welcher.

World Events on this Date in History

1832: The first streetcar railway in America started public service in New York City from City Hall to 14th Street. The car was pulled by a horse and the fare was 12 cents.

1940: German Nazis forced 500,000 Jews in Warsaw to live in a ghetto surrounded by an eight-foot concrete wall.

1941: Secretary of State Cordell Hull submitted American proposals to the Japanese peace envoys in Washington.