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Book Review: The Best of Father Brown- G.K. Chesterton

Chesterton remarked that the “detective story differs from every story in this: that the reader is only happy if he feels a fool”. Chesterton’s detective is a clumsy, amiable little Roman Catholic priest with “a face as round and dull … Continue reading

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What is this life if…..

What is this life if, full of care,
We have no time to stand and stare.

No time to stand beneath the boughs
And stare as long as sheep or cows.

No time to see, when woods we pass,
Where squirrels hide their nuts in grass.

No time to see, in broad daylight,
Streams full of stars, like skies at night.

No time to turn at Beauty’s glance,
And watch her feet, how they can dance.

No time to wait till her mouth can
Enrich that smile her eyes began.

A poor life this is if, full of care,
We have no time to stand and stare.

William Henry Davies

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मातृ-भाषा के प्रति – भारतेंदु हरिश्चंद्र

भारतेन्दु हरिश्चन्द्र आधुनिक हिंदी साहित्य के पितामह जन्म: ९ सितंबर, १८५० वाराणसी, उत्तर प्रदेश, भारत मृत्यु: ६ जनवरी, १८८५ वाराणसी, उत्तर प्रदेश, भारत निज भाषा उन्नति अहै, सब उन्नति को मूल। बिन निज भाषा-ज्ञान के, मिटत न हिय को सूल।। अंग्रेज़ी पढ़ि के जदपि, सब गुन … Continue reading

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Kahlil Gibran: On Children

  Your children are not your children. They are the sons and daughters of Life’s longing for itself. They come through you but not from you, And though they are with you yet they belong not to you.   You … Continue reading

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