Via Robert Farley.

The title of my twenty-third post was: “Nineteenth-Century Soft Power.”

The fifth sentence was part of a quotation from Anders Stephanson:

Laggard by comparison, the United States nevertheless had enormous potential for emulation.


1. Go into your archive.
2. Find your 23rd post (or closest to).
3. Find the fifth sentence (or closest to).
4. Post the text of the sentence in your blog along with these instructions.

Passed onto Mark Safranski , Curzon, and Jesse Bennett.