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I Read Classic British Literature

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    These are just some of the things I have read.   Canterbury Tales, by Chaucer The Faerie Queene, by Spencer Masuccio Salernitano, Viola and her lovers, aanalogue of the Miller's Tale. (ok i dont know if this is brit lit but I wouldnt have been exposed to it w/o reading...
    SmallTalker SmallTalker 26-30, F 1 Response Nov 22, 2009

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    I Love Jane Austen

    I've read all of Jane Austen's books. I also try to read other authors like the Bronte sisters & Doyle. It's hard to undertand them at first you have to get used to the language & vocabulary. but i love them, i love going back in time.
    quietone831 quietone831 26-30, F 1 Response Nov 12, 2010

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    British Literature I Tend to Revisit

    Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte Dracula by Bram Stoker Hamlet by Shakespeare Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte Great Expectations by Charles Dickens Our Mutual Friend by Charles Dickens Vanity Fair by Thackerey Wives and Daughters by George Eliot Middlemarch by George Eliot...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jun 11, 2008

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    RobertaSunset RobertaSunset 36-40, F Apr 23

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    I don't know if it is because I attended a school in the UK where we were taught Dickens, Chaucer and Steinbeck like gospel, but I really have a passion for the classics, in...
    amazingamelia amazingamelia 13-15, F 1 Response May 15

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    Best Movie Channel Around. Hi,Amigos, Are you bored with movies that look great on screen with many technical effects but seem to lack intellectual content? Well,TCM may be what...
    dragonfang dragonfang 51-55, M 1 Response May 15

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    Feels Good I love reading erotic literature and will often lay down on the sofa naked with some good erotic literature usually on my pc and stroke at the same time there is nothing...
    nakednudist nakednudist 46-50, M May 13

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    I know HOW it happened, but I don't remember which song, in particular, was instrumental in me becoming a life long devotee of the genre. I'm hooked on 60s 70s and 80s "classic...
    RobertaS RobertaS 36-40, F 4 Responses Apr 28

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    Miliband Promising Harsh Criminal Penalties for Those Who Offend Muslims http://hotair.com/archives/2015/04/27/british-labour-chief-im-going-to-make-islamophobia-an-aggravated...
    conceptualclarity conceptualclarity 51-55, M 12 Responses May 6

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    I hate my American accent. that sucks and its not even proper. I love British accent because they don't so sophisticated proper and they don't use too much slang like us Americans...
    mizzhourglassshapequeen mizzhourglassshapequeen 22-25, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    I don't know but I'm out of words... There are a lot of readings to finish and and and I cannot wait to graduate
    happyk1d happyk1d 18-21, F 1 Response May 18

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    One of favorite and fondest experiences was when I was about 11 or 12. My mom and dad were having some marital problems because my dad was gone all the time. So my mother and I...
    shampoogirl2 shampoogirl2 41-45, T 4 Responses May 15

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    I M actually an Asian and learning how to speak English in British accent! so awesome the sound of that! :D
    Nikki355 Nikki355 13-15, F Apr 27

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    But I now live in newzealand say hi if ether welsh British or you live in newzealand love to chat
    1234cardiff 1234cardiff 46-50, M 2 Responses May 1

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    I love to date a British guy!!
    momonyc momonyc 31-35, F 1 Response May 1

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    Etienne and I arrived at the Cheshire hotel after a brief taxi ride from St Pancras international last night, and we were shown to our double room. It looked nice, but Etienne didn...
    Astrucbmt Astrucbmt 22-25, F 8 Responses May 2

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    I am proud to be British and just like to congratulate the duke and duchess of Cambridge on the birth of their baby daughter the new princess of Cambridge
    cfnmgaylad2 cfnmgaylad2 31-35, M 1 Response May 2

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    I'm not British (yet) but I live in Bangor. It's a really beautiful area. I love Snowdonia, the food, everything.
    thyrm thyrm 22-25, M 2 Responses May 4

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    That accent. It's so attractive! Hence why I watch Emily Blunt movies haha like if I had a girlfriend or wife or significant other with a British accent I would just like sit and...
    Bongopanda Bongopanda 16-17, M May 8

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    I am a British man anybody wanna talk
    lukeyboy71 lukeyboy71 18-21, M 1 Response May 10

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    Hey anyone know some really good British comedy tv shows I can watch?? so far I'm only watching are you being served.
    Geeklvngrl28 Geeklvngrl28 26-30, F 24 Responses May 17

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    I have a serious question why do British shows have so few episodes per seasons??
    Geeklvngrl28 Geeklvngrl28 26-30, F 3 Responses May 18

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    I love British tv. well in all honesty, I could watch the most boring show on BBC, and I'd love it because of the accent. I was watching some show about tumbleweeds on there last...
    CallmeHopelessNotRomantic CallmeHopelessNotRomantic 36-40, F 2 Responses May 19

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    British Guys who want to chat ?
    animafan1 animafan1 18-21, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I am born and bred British, and live in rural Wiltshire. Just because you may not be a moonraker, doesn't mean I won't talk to you :-)
    hmwmuk hmwmuk 41-45, M 10 Responses 6 days ago

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    I am proud to be a British citizen.
    cutebuns cutebuns 41-45, M 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    Anyone know any good British dramas??
    Geeklvngrl28 Geeklvngrl28 26-30, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I must say I've began to enjoy being British....
    Englishandproud Englishandproud 22-25, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    British guys are so hot <3
    GabrielShot GabrielShot 16-17, M 2 days ago

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    Some of my pages have yellowed over time and the corners bent down and wrinkled. The bindings have deteriorated and loosened but I am still full of stories. I don't know if there...
    lasergraph lasergraph 61-65, M 16 Responses May 8

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    My name is Lawrence im a die hard basketball fan and player i played in many tournaments and im native New Yorker looking to start my own city league and im seeking sponsor and...
    Cl2589 Cl2589 22-25, M May 17

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    Hey guys I guess with me t and love of old school classic rock was kind of always gonna happen I was raised by bikers so my first memory of music was Ozzy Osbourne and his bark at...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Apr 28

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    I grew up watching game shows. My favorite ones back then were Joker's Wild, Tic Tac Dough, The Gong Show, Name That Tune, Bullseye, Family Feud, $25,000 Pyramid, Dating Game...
    Sonicblu Sonicblu 41-45, M May 11

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    Any girls like classics especially Americans
    lukeyboy71 lukeyboy71 18-21, M 4 days ago

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    I listen to a lot of classical music. It makes me feel like I'm full of energy, it helps me control my emotions and physical pain. It makes me feel immortal. Is that weird?
    magicduck magicduck 13-15, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    Classic rock and the best guitar player of all time the late great Stevie Ray Vaughn. I only live 21 miles from where he grew up at I even know where his child home is in Oak...
    Gconcrete Gconcrete 51-55, M 6 Responses 14 hrs ago

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    I have always loved reading as long as I can remember as has my sister. Our brother, not at all. He's the hands-on type. I love to read lighthearted things as well as serious but...
    neverendingfairytale2 neverendingfairytale2 36-40, F 1 Response May 15

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    Reading is my happy place...it enriches my life and lifts me from boredom and despair. Ever since I was a kid,I remember having this great passion for reading.I remember how I used...
    glenden74 glenden74 41-45, F May 18

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    Tina Turner - "I'm Ready" I was happy with the fear Every moon was new I was searching for myself I was happy with the fear Every moon was new I was searching for myself...
    jml2000 jml2000 56-60, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I LOVE books and reading so much. Funny part, I used to hate reading when I was younger. Mostly when I was forced to. Then I got to junior high and I began loving books. I remember...
    RocaAzul RocaAzul 18-21, F May 5

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    I am not your average book reader. I hated reading when I was younger and sometimes still do now that I'm older. Honestly in order for a novel to be really good, it has to capture...
    Cutiepeachpie Cutiepeachpie 18-21, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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