What is justice? How do we recognize it?

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Samuel II, Chapters 11-12

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King David has fallen in love with the beautiful Bathsheba, who is already married to a soldier under his command. David takes extreme actions to gain her. Yet when the…

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The Devil and Daniel Webster

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Stephen Vincent Benet was a twentieth-century American poet and fiction writer whose most famous work, John Brown's Body, won the Pulitzer Prize in 1929. Benet’s fantasy story "The Devil and…

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Earliest Impressions

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Jane Addams, founder of Chicago's Hull House and winner of the 1931 Nobel Peace Prize, begins her famous Twenty Years at Hull-House with recollections of her "earliest impressions" of the…

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The Guest

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Albert Camus, Nobel Prize winner and the first major writer to come out of modern North Africa, has here written a short story of ambiguous morality. Readers are left to…