A term for the period 1817 through 1825 when James Monroe was President and the country was marked by peace, a strong American economy and American patriotism.
An A-Z of Modern America by Alicia Duchak, 1999.
John Brunner, The Shockwave Rider (1975)
Mark Twain. The Toastmaster’s Treasure Chest by Herbert V. Prochonow, 1979.
Halifax. From The Viking Book of Aphorisms by W.H. Auden & Louis Kronenberger, 1962.
Robert Lane Greene, You Are What You Speak, 2001.
Knowledge is the prime source of good writing. Dictionary of Foreign Phrases and Abbreviations by Kevin Guinagh, 1972.
A good mind possesses a kingdom. Dictionary of Foreign Phrases and Abbreviations by Kevin Guinagh, 1972.
It is recorded that whenever he heard one of his followers sneeze, the Roman emperor Tiberius would say, “Absit omen" ("Let any omen or mischance be absent"), which is a rather backhanded way of saying, "Good luck!"
Morris Dictionary of Word and Phrase Origins by William and Mary Morris, 1977.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. American Ballads: Naughty, Ribald and Classic by Charles O’Brien Kennedy, 1952.
Quatrain by Abraham Lincoln (written when a very young man). American Ballads: Naughty, Ribald and Classic by Charles O’Brien Kennedy, 1952.
Memo from Samuel Johnson. Rotten Rejections edited by Andre Bernard, 1990.