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Selected Virtues of the Iconic James Bond

Selected Virtues of the Iconic James Bond

Have you ever thought or said, “Bond, James Bond,” while straightening your tie in the mirror or suiting up for a night out with your friends? Maybe it’s just me.  The character of James Bond, first introduced in Casino Royale by Ian Fleming in 1953, has become transcendently associated with masculinity and style, class and […]

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Being Mr. Knightley

Being Mr. Knightley: Chivalry Lessons from Emma

Jane Austen’s skill and credit should not simply be that she wrote Pride and Prejudice, or Emma, or Sense and Sensibility. Rather, she wrote all of these books and they have endured because of their timeless themes and characters. Today we’ll focus on Mr. Knightley, a gentlemanly character from Emma. Emma is the story of a young […]

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