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I Read Classic British Literature

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    RobertaSunset RobertaSunset 36-40, F Apr 23, 2015

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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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    Open Mind

    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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    I am reading the classics. Today...I finished "To Kill a Mockingbird." Oh how I never wanted it to end. I love the words of a timeless story. I have seen the movie...
    frspch frspch 51-55, F 2 Responses 8 hrs ago

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    Uriah Heep. Camel. Black Sabbath. T. Rex. Hawkwind. Fleetwood Mac. America. Jimi Hendrix. To name only a few British and American bands.
    Banyousbabe Banyousbabe 18-21, F 11 Responses 22 hrs ago

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    I have been listening to some british youtubers for awhile now and their accents are sexy af! I can't stop listening. British accents are music to my ears.
    American19 American19 18-21, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    am not a British but I'm curious about this group..:) I'm new to EP and hope to befriend to all.:)
    Mikyang Mikyang 22-25, F 7 Responses 2 days ago

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    I love British, Scottish and Irish accents. I think they sound so sexy.
    CaliTexan37 CaliTexan37 36-40, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    I just joined this group, very happy that I found it. I am an avid reader, I will read just about anything. My favourite authors to read are H.P. Lovecraft and Eager Allen Poe...
    upstate47 upstate47 66-70, M 4 Responses 3 days ago

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    In response to a somewhat not very nice comment from my English friend in reference to the manliness of American Football (not soccer or that other funny little sport where they...
    AgentSeven AgentSeven 46-50, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    Reading is my escape from life I love it I like to read about people, I like to read about love (not in a dirty way), I like to read about different lifestyles. Reading has helped...
    krazykittykat1234 krazykittykat1234 18-21, T 4 days ago

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    I am no expert, or even knowledgeable about the subject, but I often turn my radio onto the Classic FM channel and find it so soothing later on in the evening. It is funny because...
    AnEnglishGirlonEP AnEnglishGirlonEP 18-21, F 4 Responses 4 days ago

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    Hi, I was wondering if I could get some Classical music recommendations. Little background - I like mainly piano/ Baroque type. I also love Chopin, Bach, and Satie... if that...
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    I have loved British comedy ever since I watched Monty Python's Search for the Holy Grail and the Flying Circus. My dad introduced me to the incredibly dry, slapstick and...
    wyolatex wyolatex 31-35, M 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    Its the start of the 6 nations this week - in my mind its the best time to be british
    wouldiknow wouldiknow 31-35, M 1 Response Feb 4

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    When I tell people that I'm from Scotland they immediately assume I don't consider myself British but I consider myself just as much British as I do Scottish
    ealasaid ealasaid 26-30, F 17 Responses Feb 3

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    The cars and the car culture of the 1960's. Never anything like it before nor since. Modern cars are safer and maybe better, but the car culture that was then will never be again...
    RealMustangGuy RealMustangGuy 51-55, M 6 Responses Feb 1

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    I came across this kind of by accident, but after the second issue I was actually hooked! The series starts off as sort of Twilight Zone anthology type series with each issue not...
    FluttershyLabeouf FluttershyLabeouf 18-21, M Feb 1

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    Why is this even a question? Who doesn't love British accents :)
    sambular1313 sambular1313 31-35, F 3 Responses Jan 31

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    The piano is one of the most beautiful and heart-wrenching instruments in the whole of the world. There are some classical pieces which really pull on my heart strings just because...
    QueenBrooke QueenBrooke 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 31

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    Hi are the any fun busty ladies reading this thread wanna chat? If so fancy messaging me back?
    teddyboylovesboobs teddyboylovesboobs 41-45, M Jan 30

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    I absolutely love Leslie Caron films, cheesy I know....but there is something I like about her and how classic her films are.
    DesiredUserNameandStuff DesiredUserNameandStuff 31-35, F 3 Responses Jan 30

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    All books written by Khalil Gibran, "Die letzte Liebe des Monsieut Armand" written by Francoise Dorner and "The death of Ivan Ilyich" written by Leo Tolstoi are my favourite books...
    Loretta78 Loretta78 36-40, F Jan 29

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    1. I'm not a feminist. I'm not a meninist. I support "human rights". -What does this means? That I do not follow feminist ideology, nor this frankenstein online joke of meninism...
    oneiric13 oneiric13 26-30, M 3 Responses Jan 29

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    I think Shock with Vincent Price Is understated and enjoyable. It's not a classic but I was surprised at how much I liked it. If you ever chance across it I implore you to let it...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Jan 29

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    Rock N Roll Playlist #28 White Rabbit One pill makes you larger, and one pill makes you small And the ones that mother gives you, don't do anything at all Go ask Alice, when she...
    music2inspireme music2inspireme 41-45, F 1 Response Jan 29

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    Rock N Roll Playlist #27 Somebody To Love Jefferson Airplane When the truth is found to be lies And all the joy within you dies Don't you want somebody to love, don't you Need...
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    Rock N Roll Playlist #26 Count on Me Jefferson Starship Precious love, I'll give it to you Blue as the sky and deep in the eyes of a love so true Beautiful face, you make me feel...
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    Rock N Roll Playlist #25 Miracles Jefferson Starship If only you believe like I believe, baby We'd get by If only you believe in miracles, baby So would i If only you believe...
    music2inspireme music2inspireme 41-45, F 1 Response Jan 29

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    Rock N Roll Playlist #24 Runaway Jefferson Starship You don't know how much I love you But I love you like the sun I'd like to put my arms around you And we could run run run...
    music2inspireme music2inspireme 41-45, F 3 Responses Jan 29

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    Rock N Roll Playlist #23 Here is a song from Stevie Nick's solo career Stevie Nicks and Don Henley (one of her flames) Leather and Lace Is love so fragile And the heart so...
    music2inspireme music2inspireme 41-45, F 4 Responses Jan 28

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    Rock N Roll Playlist #22 Fleetwood Mac Big Love Looking out for love In the night so still Oh I'll build you a kingdom In that house on the hill Looking out for love Big, big...
    music2inspireme music2inspireme 41-45, F 2 Responses Jan 28

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    I played flute for 8 or 9 years now and I really enjoy classical music. The latest song I've found that I really like is Lacrimaosa. I really like classic music with Latin lyrics...
    Lacrimosadies Lacrimosadies 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 27

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    Rock N Roll Playlist #21 Here is another one by Fleetwood Mac I like, not as big as the others and not a lot of depth lyrically but I love the harmonies. It is also a soft rock...
    music2inspireme music2inspireme 41-45, F 4 Responses Jan 26

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    Rock N Roll playlist #20 Fleetwood Mac Rhiannon Intro} Rhiannon rings like a bell through the night And wouldn't you love to love her? Takes to the sky like a bird in flight...
    music2inspireme music2inspireme 41-45, F 4 Responses Jan 26

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    Life is so very short. I can say that at my great age. When I was younger I used to think I should try to improve myself and tried hard with all this books you are told 'you...
    wetadam wetadam 70+, M 2 Responses Jan 25

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    Sometimes it amazes me how close to our lives classic literature can come. I've had another thunderbolt moment this afternoon and it makes me want to take all the people who say...
    painterchick painterchick 36-40, F 4 Responses Jan 25

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    Rock N Roll Playlist #19 Here Is the other female from Fleetwood Mac on lead vocals, Christine McVee! Just listen to the great harmonies in this song! Fleetwood Mac As Long As...
    music2inspireme music2inspireme 41-45, F 2 Responses Jan 24

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    Onto Fleetwood Mac. A band known for its great harmonies. And after all of this male representation in my posts, I thought I would introduce Stevie!!!! https://upload.wikimedia...
    music2inspireme music2inspireme 41-45, F 10 Responses Jan 24

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