Most Americans can probably easily rattle off the 12 days of Christmas. The song recounts someone giving their significant other some incredibly odd gifts for the course of 12 days during Christmas time. I’m not sure what use I personally would have with “six geese a laying” or “seven swans a swimming” but I’m sure […]

After twenty-five years, when this thought came to the King to restore to France the remains of Napoleon who died on Saint-Helena, God gave him one of those inspirations which spoke sympathetically the heart of the people. To Louis-Philippe thus belongs the honor of having returned to the country the remains of the great man […]