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tradesecretsbiz: “I believe that economists put decimal points in their forecasts to show they have a sense of humor.” —William Gilmore Simms

LiteraryRob: Of myself, in this time, the history is no pleasant one to me: How the death of the mother of William Gilmore Simms on January 29, 1808, changed the future writer's life, and his poem "Childhood" --

alancornett: In my younger days when libraries were discarding old books with abandon I would check out neglected old books by authors I cared about solely to boost their circulation status. I’m looking at you, William Gilmore Simms.

LiteraryRob: 'Tis almost enough to make one forswear his country: Paul Hamilton Hayne to William Gilmore Simms on the struggles of literature in the Southern United States, January 14, 1859 --

hems74: „There is no doubt such a thing as chance, but I see no reason why Providence should not make use of it” William Gilmore Simms

LiteraryRob: The man who toiled through fortune's bitterest hour: On the memorial for William Gilmore Simms in Charleston, South Carolina, December 13, 1877, including a memorial poem by Paul Hamilton Hayne --

Secessionist16: "The fool is willing to pay for anything but wisdom. No man buys that of which he supposes himself to have an abundance already." ~ William Gilmore Simms

ruffenj: The dread of criticism is the death of genius. --William Gilmore Simms--

LiteraryRob: Not now in arms, but arts, we seek the strife; The arts alone illume the paths of life... William Gilmore Simm's poem for the opening of the Charleston Academy of Music, December 1, 1869 --

tradesecretsbiz: “I believe that economists put decimal points in their forecasts to show they have a sense of humor.” —William Gilmore Simms

JackieShandu: "Slavery has elevated the Negro from savagery." - William Gilmore Simms (1853)

LiteraryRob: I can now mournfully say the old man was right: William Gilmore Simms admits his father was right and that his home base of Charleston, SC is what limited his literary success, October 30, 1858 --

MurielDemarcus: QOTD ‘The dread of criticism is the death of genius." William Gilmore Simms

Minikiwii: "It is the artist only who is the true historian" - William Gilmore Simms

IVMiles: William Gilmore Simms argued that the American Revolution in the South took on the character of a religious war and I think thats probably right.

IVMiles: “It is the soul of art, alone, which binds periods and places together.” William Gilmore Simms

COLSponsoraVet: "The only true source of politeness is consideration." — William Gilmore Simms Check out all the BLOGs at Victory for Veterans:

martin_anota: "Economists put decimal points in their forecasts to show they have a sense of humor" (William Gilmore Simms)

tradesecretsbiz: “I believe that economists put decimal points in their forecasts to show they have a sense of humor.” —William Gilmore Simms

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lamppoet: "The dread of criticism is the death of genius." William Gilmore Simms

SarcasmLiving: “Economists put decimal points in their forecasts to show that they have a sense of humour” — William Gilmore Simms

LiteraryRob: Illustrating their feelings, sentiments, ideas, and opinions — the motives which influenced their actions, and the objects which they had in contemplation: William Gilmore Simms and his collection "War Poetry of the South," September 8, 1866 --

Successfulster: William Gilmore Simms – I believe that economists put…

LiteraryRob: "If his criticisms are now & then profound & suggestive, they are more frequently distinguished by principles partial & one-sided; nay! sometimes absolutely puerile!" -Paul Hamilton Hayne on William Gilmore Simms, August 15, 1864 --

TrueQuotation: I'm not really big on slapstick humor. I like gentle humor. — William Gilmore Simms

OYHLdotcom: I believe that economists put decimal points in their forecasts to show they have a sense of humor. - William Gilmore Simms

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boypoetforlife: Found poet, William Gilmore Simms. Good to find you. I was looking for your portrait, to cover this hole in my wall, as you covered the cannon holes shot in your wall with portraits of your friends and poets.

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White in the moon the long road lies,
The moon stands blank above;
White in the moon the long road lies
That leads me from my love.

Still hangs the hedge without a gust,
Still, still the shadows stay:
My feet upon the moonlit dust
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