Archer Armstrong Publication History

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    The history of literature—take the net result of Tiraboshi, Warton, or Schlegel,—is a sum of a very few ideas, and of very few original tales,—all the rest being variation of these.
    Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803–1882)

    Of all human events, perhaps, the publication of a first volume of verses is the most insignificant; but though a matter of no moment to the world, it is still of some concern to the author.
    Herman Melville (1819–1891)

    But Jonnë had a bright sword by his side,
    And it was made of the mettle so free,
    That had not the king stept his foot aside,
    He had smitten his head from his faire bodde.
    —Unknown. Johnie Armstrong (l. 45–48)

    I was allowed to ring the bell for five minutes until everyone was in assembly. It was the beginning of power.
    —Jeffrey Archer (b. 1940)