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Volume VII, Number 4 | fall 2014


In The Canterbury Tales, Geoffrey Chaucer wrote, “Four o’ the clock it was, to make a guess; / Eleven foot long, or little more or less, / My shadow was, as at that time and place, / Measuring feet by taking in this case / My height as six.”

The appointed thing comes at the appointed time in the appointed way.

- Myrtle Reed, 1910


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#60 Orlando Figes

“In all revolutions there comes a moment when the high ideals of the revolutionaries crash onto the hard rocks of reality.”  More

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“Foreigners” at Joe’s Pub


Join us for a celebration of Lapham’s Quarterly’s Winter issue, “Foreigners,” featuring readings and songs that explore strange encounters, festering rivalries, and world travel. 


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