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Odds & Ends: The Generosity of Animals

Suddenly, out of nowhere, a grey wolf ran up to him.  “What is the matter, Tzarevitch Ivan?” asked the wolf.  “Why so downhearted?” “Grey wolf, I have lost my trusted steed.” “It is I who ate your steed… And now … Continue reading

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Double Standards: The Ravens in the Tower

I took one of my students to the Tower of London, last Friday.  I confess that, in the seventeen years I have lived in London, I had never been there.  Well, at least not in daytime.  I was not looking … Continue reading

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