Feb. 10, 1999
Coming of Age (Stanza IV)
Poem: Ursula Leguin, Stanza IV from "Coming of Age," from Wild Angels, Capra Press, 1975.
Itís the birthday of Russian novelist and poet BORIS PASTERNAK, born 1890 in Moscow, author of the novel Doctor Zhivago and many volumes of poetry.
It was on this day in 1763 that the Treaty of Paris was signed, bringing to an end the FRENCH AND INDIAN WAR, fought between the British and the French for over nine years in an attempt to establish control over North America.
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