Aesop's Fables by Aesop
You will also write your own fables using actual MORALS
provided by Aesop himself.
Lincoln & Excerpts of Aesop
Shakespeare's Julius Ceaser
A. Lincoln on Shakespeare:
“To be, or not to be” was less impressive than the murderer
Claudius’s speech beginning “Oh, my offence is rank.”
The Kings James Version of
the Holy Bible, 1611 compiled by a committee of 100 men,
using ancient versions
Abraham Lincoln on the Bible:
"I believe the Bible is the best gift God has ever given to men.
All the good from the Savior of the world is communicated to us
through this Book."
Read Chapter One of Genesis through verse
The Declaration of Independence, 1776
Rough draft by Thomas Jefferson, signed by several Patriots
A. Lincoln on the Declaration:
"I have never had a feeling politically that did not spring from
the sentiments embodied in the Declaration of Independence."
Abraham Lincoln and the Declaration of Independence:
Dolly Madison the Rescuer