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A New Zealand Parable

AN ANCIENT MANUSCRIPT. Observer, Volume 9, Issue 533, 9 March 1889, Page 12   With thanks to the National Library of New Zealand. http://paperspast.natlib.govt.nz/cgi-bin/paperspast?a=d&d=TO18890309.2.32&e=——-100–1601—-2%22hymn+to%22–

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A British reaction to fascism

Though clearly not originating from a New Zealand reporter this opinion piece is interesting both in its brief but vivid use of Classical  Personification (pushing the concept of metaphor in to territory bordering sincerity) and its examination of the British view of the character of their society and … Continue reading

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