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  • Do you delight in feasting on toads, gentle reader? or are you ambitious to ungirdle the native independence which should encircle every freeman's loins, to wear in its stead the effeminate cest that binds with silken folds the poor slave of courts and princely ceremony?

    Social relations in our Southern States, 1860

  • Cut your purse, pilfer the gold coins stitched inside your shirt when I reach for a kiss, ungirdle your bright sword for my own device, whirl away into the Highland night.

    Sherry Chandler 2008


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  • it is in the first page of Ulysses

    June 11, 2013