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Events of the day 27 March


Pope Clement V imposes excommunication and interdiction on Venice, and a general prohibition of all commercial intercourse with Venice, which had seized on Ferrara, a papal fiefdom.


Pope John XXII issues his In Agro Dominico condemning some writings of Meister Eckhart as heretical.


Spanish explorer Juan Ponce de León reaches the northern end of The Bahamas on his first voyage to Florida.


Charles I becomes King of England, Scotland and Ireland as well as claiming the title King of France.


Was born Alexandru Papilian.

Carlo Dossi1849:

Was born Carlo Dossi.

Alfred de Vigny1797:

Was born Alfred de Vigny.

Stanis³aw Lem2006:

Has died Stanis³aw Lem.

Henry B. Adams1918:

Has died Henry B. Adams.

George Pruteanu2008:

Has died George Pruteanu.

James Dewar1923:

Has died James Dewar.

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Famous quotes

James Joyce

There is no heresy or no philosophy which is so abhorrent...

Quote by James Joyce about philosophy, human imperfections, being
Priscilla Presley

I don't feel like a grandmother. I don't.

Quote by Priscilla Presley about opinion
Melanie Griffith

We have to change. It's not just Calcutta that needs to...

Quote by Melanie Griffith about change
Elayne Boosler

You never see a man walking down the street with a woman...

Quote by Elayne Boosler about man, woman
William E. Vaughan

A real patriot is the fellow who gets a parking ticket...

Quote by William E. Vaughan
William E. Vaughan

Frankly, the feeling of the adult contingent in the...

Quote by William E. Vaughan
William E. Vaughan

The best of all gifts around any Christmas tree: the...

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William E. Vaughan

To Err is Human; To Really Foul Things Up Requires a...

Quote by William E. Vaughan
William Blake

Think in the morning. Act in the noon. Eat in the...

Quote by William Blake about philosophy, sleep, night
Henry Ford

Coming together is a beginning; keeping together is...

Quote by Henry Ford about succes, progress, beginning
Samuel Beckett

Ever tried. Ever failed. No matter. Try Again. Fail again. Fail better.

Quote by Samuel Beckett about advice

No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted.

Quote by Aesop about goodnes

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The ascension of words

Thus, like the skin
of a shorn ewe, the day rises.

It is difficult to skin the self from a stone.
It is difficult to skin memory from a Greek.

But why should we talk about these!
After all,
light too has a skin,
light too can be...

Nichita StănescuPoems by Nichita Stănescu about light, self-control, hunger, memory, air, being, blood, heart, day, love

The New Tower of Babel

English version by Gabriela Pachia

(1)...Into the Last State of the Matter...

The striated sky of my holy mushroom,
myriapoda like flashes of lightning – and the same
chromium ants
and the milk foam, among the planets,
and the white water lilies of the darkness
on the...

Decebal to his people

This life is a lost boon if you
Don't live it as you wanted to!
Much would a warlike, ruthless foe
Enslave us all! Our birth, we know,
Was woe enough; would you get through
Another dreadful woe?

Death, even for a godlike scion,

George CoșbucPoems by George Coșbuc about fight, man, bad luck, enemies, law, oath, bad, fasting, fear, people

The Keynote

The bone is a joy only when it's the forehead bone,
when it protects, does not disjoin,
as are the alkaline vertebrae
from the difficult depths of the flesh and the wedding.
I'm resigned to losing the habit
of my manner of being,

Nichita StănescuPoems by Nichita Stănescu about habits, being, body, time, marriage, hunger, solitude, death, joy, stars


Right words said by the forefathers folklore: proverbs and old sayings, traditions and superstitions, spells and incantations, traditional songs, riddles, carols.

He who passes a winter's day passes one of his mortal enemies.

Proverbs and old sayings French

Without other people's companionship, even paradise would be an unlikable place.

Proverbs and old sayings Aromanian about paradise, people

There is bound to be a knot in a very long string.

Proverbs and old sayings Afghan

The election of the abbot is not stopped for want of a monk.

Proverbs and old sayings Italian

There are 3 simple rules in life:
- don't promise when you're happy,
- don't answer when you're nervous,
- don't decide when you're angry.

Proverbs and old sayings British about life

Man's law changes with his understanding of man. Only the laws of the spirit remain always the same.

Proverbs and old sayings Croatian

Who came back from the grave and told the story?

Proverbs and old sayings Tunisian

Force without forecast is to little avail.

Proverbs and old sayings

Traditional Irish Curse

Spells and incantations Irish

What grows when it eats, but dies when it drinks?



If the pills were pleasant, they would not want gilding.

Proverbs and old sayings American

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A priori - a posteriori

A priori - a posteriori

A priori - the term means before any experience, independent from any experience, from the earlier. This term is in close relationship with its opposite a posteriori , from experience, from the later. Both expressions are used in Philosophy and...

Phoenix bird

Phoenix bird

Quite often we hear around us being used the expression - "Reborn from the ashes as the Phoenix bird" and perhaps many times, we fail to make the connection between the depicted situation and expression – Phoenix bird. The word originates in the...



Bovarism is the term that denotes a person's state of discontent towards its own existence, constructing a fictitious personality to match his ideals. This alter ego of the person functions as a protection from too cruel world for which is not...