PES Friday: This Week’s Recommended Reads – 3/30/2018
It’s been a week of improving health! Woohoo for that. Still have that lingering cough that probably won’t go away for another month, but I can deal with that.
Oh, and here’s a new little experiment I’m trying…Apologies in advance if seeing my mug in action gets your morning off to a poor start. 😉
Proverbs of Hell by William Blake
A dead body revenges not injuries.The nakedness of woman is the work of God.What is now proved was once only imagin’d.The tigers of wrath are wiser than the horses of instruction.
Some great contrarian proverbs, though some seemed to make a lot of sense to me…
Of Studies by Sir Francis Bacon
Reading maketh a full man; conference a ready man; and writing an exact man. And therefore, if a man write little, he had need have a great memory; if he confer little, he had need have a present wit: and if he read little, he had need have much cunning, to seem to know that he doth not.
This is a shorty, but I damn near underlined almost every sentence.
Pigs is Pigs by Ellis Parker Butler
I’m reading an anthology of humorous short stories that was put out in the 1950s, and while some stories show it, quite a few hold up well. There were three really good ones this week, but I went with Pigs is Pigs, because you can actually view the Disney adaptation on YouTube: