Racine possessed the instinct and the science of melody in a degree which has left him still without a rival : so surely did he play upon the degradation of the vowel scale, the kinship and antipathy of consonants, and so exceptional was the thought he bestowed upon the ill-ascertained element of 32 A CENTURY OF FRENCH POETS quantity, that he could well afford to be relatively indifferent to the sonority of his rimes.
The political side of the story is interesting, believable, and important.
The Holocaust Museum is an example of how Jews seek to be marked at once as part of the majority culture, by linking their history to the institutions of America, and as different, by insisting on the particularity of their history as a persecuted minority. Dec 23, Mike rated it really liked it.
I won't speak for dude since he hasn't weighed back in on .