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Dinocrates, I appreciate your design as excellent in composition, and I am delighted with it, but I apprehend that anybody who should found a city in that spot would be censured for bad judgement. For as a newborn babe cannot be nourished without the nurse's milk, nor conducted to the approaches that lead to growth in life, so a city cannot thrive without fields and the fruits thereof pouring into its walls.
On the WWII:Delight in smooth sounding platitudes, refusal to face unpleasant facts... genuine love of peace and pathetic belief that love can be its sole foundation... the utter devotion of the Liberals to sentiment apart from reality...though free from wickedness or evil design, played a definite part in the unleashing upon the world of horrors and miseries.
There is a sumptuous variety about the New England weather that compels the stranger's admiration—and regret. The weather is always doing something there; always attending strictly to business; always getting up new designs and trying them on the people to see how they will go.... Yes, one of the brightest gems in the New England weather is the dazzling uncertainty of it.