01-21-2015, 11:08 PM
Favorite Historical Novel:
Three Musketeers, or Ivanhoe, really liked what I've read of The Last Days of Pompeii.
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01-21-2015, 11:02 PM
I'm rereading Antigone. I'm noticing a lot of lyrical flair in the choruses.
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01-19-2015, 04:41 PM
51.Matsuo Basho- The Narrow Road to the Deep North
The moon and sun are eternal travelers.
Even the years wander on.
A lifetime adrift in a boat,...
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01-19-2015, 04:35 PM
Death closes all: but something ere the end,
Some work of noble note, may yet be done,
Not unbecoming men that strove with...
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01-19-2015, 04:30 PM
In fashion then as of a snow-white rose
Displayed itself to me the saintly host,
Whom Christ in his own blood had made his...
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01-16-2015, 02:40 AM
When I read it, I saw it as an allegory about slavery, men being reduced to the level of animals. The story would make perfect sense as a slave...
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01-12-2015, 02:18 AM
That app hasn't been updated since April 2013 and most recent reviews are pretty bad, but maybe you'd have some luck if you contact the developers...
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01-10-2015, 06:35 AM
Being fluent in one or two extra languages is nice, but a quick scan of my bookshelf came up with books originally written in 14+ languages. After a...
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01-10-2015, 03:27 AM
Interesting sideline there, depressing reality of tech-driven world... but back to the original question; personally Scher I don't trust a 3rd party...
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01-10-2015, 02:57 AM
An ' epic ' 25 question quiz Silent, very nice :) now approved.
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