Vril, The Power of the Coming Race

When two friends wander down a maze of underground tunnels, they stumble upon the entrance to another world populated with a race of advanced humanoid beings. These beautiful...

Suez Canal Speech

In 1875, Prime Minister Benjamin Disraeli purchased 44% of the Suez Canal’s stock from the bankrupt Egyptian Khedive. He did not consult Parliament, but rather, acted quickly to...

The Republic Must Awaken

During his time as Ohio Senator and member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, Harding stood against the League of Nations Covenant proposed by President Wilson. It was...

A House Divided

A House divided was a speech that was given after his nomination to be a state senator by the Republican Party at the Illinois State Capital. In this speech, he clearly states...

The Prophets' Paradise

With “The Prophets’ Paradise,” acclaimed horror writer Robert Chambers plays with form to create a series of dream-like prose poems. In one section, a woman empties a jar of...

In the Court of the Dragon

In the middle of a church service, a man is struck by a sense of dread. As impassioned organ music fills the building, the man senses that the source of his anxiety is coming from...

Christian Parenting

What does Christian parenting mean to you? Chances are it’s something completely different from the ideals expressed by 19th-century English bishop Edward Bickersteth. He...

Inaugural Address

Rutherford B. Hayes’s presidential campaign was fraught with drama, and a late acceptance (only a week before the inauguration) made the presidential hopeful’s speech even...

On State Representation

A heated conflict arose among the states, threatening to divide the nation in two. No, it wasn’t the Civil War; it was the Constitutional Constitution of 1787. Delegates...

The Life of Dion

One of the more hotly contested lives documented in Plutarch’s Parallel Lives, the Life of Dion investigates the intense politics of the tyrant of Syracuse. Starting out in...

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