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I Read Classic British Literature

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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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    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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    RobertaSunset RobertaSunset 36-40, F Apr 23

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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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    Here's a story about books since three years ago. When I was 12 years old, I was in year 7! I got A's on my report card for Maths, Science and History. But I only got C's for...
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    I want to madly fall in love with a literature teacher <3 They are so, so attractive!
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    I read em sometimes, but I don't really believe em. I was taught not to believe in that stuff. although, they can be accurate. they are also very randomn. I think it is ok to read...
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    sadly, if he's not British, i don't want him. that's a requirement for me.
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    I want a British husband *-*
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    They have the most seductive accent ever and they are so gorgeous .... I wish that one day I can have a baby for a mixed British guy it's one of my biggest fantasies .....yum yum...
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    The psychopath test by Jon Ronson I just finished reading this fascinating book by the writter of "men who stare at goats". Its a journey through the landscape of the madness...
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    Is anyone reading Shane Dawson's book "i hate myselfie?" :)
    Afrolicious13 Afrolicious13 16-17, F 1 Response 20 hrs ago

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    Watching the programme very British problems and laughing at the fact I do most of these .... Im so British!!!
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    Everyone Has A Story In Life: A 24 year old boy seeing out from the train?s window shouted??Dad, look the trees are going behind!? Dad smiled and a young couple sitting nearby...
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    As a librarian, it would be weird if I didn't. I have always loved to read, and my love and passion has directed me in my life. I had an interest in Literature and English...
    CurvyLibrarian CurvyLibrarian 22-25, F 5 Responses 3 days ago

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    I love Burns and Allen, Jack Benny, Carol Burnett, Mary Tyler Moore, Bob Newhart and Newhart shows. What classic TV shows do you like?
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    When I was younger, I was quite the reader. My favorite series was Shivers. I read all of the books in the series. It was a lot like Goosebumps. Every time I went to town with my...
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    The Numerology of the 9th Birth Day In psychic readings, in essence you are the embodiment of the number itself: selfless, concerned with humanity and bringing compassion. Often...
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    who would you say is the best classic rock guitarist I would say Eric Clapton but I'm happy to listen to anyone else's opinion "skill wise"
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    Makeba : my story * deep sigh** I love that book , when I read that book it touched my soul , I was crying and reading , reading and crying , that book just inspired me beautiful...
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    Hello! I am doing a 10k run on October 4th 2015, for british heart foundation. I am doing this because i am a survivor of a heart disease, and would like to raise awareness and...
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    Wow, so many British people on here.
    balletblondie balletblondie 13-15, F 12 Responses 6 days ago

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    They're just so... Sexy! It's hard to explain, I just love them. I could listen to a British person talk all day, doesn't matter what they're saying. Really I just love accents in...
    waywardgirl98 waywardgirl98 16-17, F 8 Responses a week ago

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    I've decided I'm going to use British English Grammar. I don't believe the US had any legitimate reason to create separate rules, and I find the British rules to make more sense...
    33person 33person 18-21, M 1 Response a week ago

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    i like speaking british accent and ended up to tongue twisted xD now i'm getting used to it.
    DimpledCuteGirl DimpledCuteGirl 18-21, F 1 Response a week ago

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    Called Rainshadow Road by Lisa Kleypas. I love love love Lisa Kleypas' books theyre just so emotionally provocative. Then again this is the first book I have read since I was 16...
    farawayforfartoolong farawayforfartoolong 18-21, F Aug 21

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    Brahms German Requiem. I've performed it with a classical chorus and have never forgotten the thrill.
    Nightwets Nightwets 66-70, M 3 Responses Aug 21

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    I've decided to update my "terms and conditions" to make anyone who reads this more aware of what I am about. Firstly, I am not happy with the way teenagers are treated here...
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    I used to be a little book worm like my mom when I was younger but after a while as I got older I just stopped reading. Mostly because I didn't have a library card for the states I...
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    From Belfast. My family seem to be the only Catholic family in Belfast that call ourselves British haha.
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    I have always loved classical music. I guess because it was something totally different I grew up listening to. I fell pregnant 2013 with a beautiful girl. A friend of mine...
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    I really do, if you asked me if I knew so and so I probably wouldn't know. But because I don't know certain composers doesn't mean I don't enjoy it or that I'm making it up. (Why...
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    When you say " I love Classic Rock" do you mean as in Alice Cooper's School's Out, Black Sabbath's Paranoid, or Doobie Brother's Black Water? These were all great classic rock...
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    Being British is about driving a German car to an Irish pub for a Belgian beer. Then on the way home grabbing an Indian curry or a Turkish kebab, to sit on a Swedish Sofa and...
    desopaws desopaws 46-50, M 21 Responses Aug 18

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    Of course, my love of reading manga was sparked by my love of watching anime. The first manga that I read I read because there was an anime based on it that I really liked and...
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    Classic stuff like Asimov, Heinlein and Wells. I managed to read Farewell To The Master (bases of The Day The Earth Stood Still) and other great stuff.
    twistmynipple twistmynipple 41-45, M Aug 17

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    I am. I am a Christian. Tired of hearing all the hoopla about this book. So I am reading it for myself. You know what? I am only in the first part of the book. Crazy how different...
    Hikingguy Hikingguy 46-50, M 3 Responses Aug 16

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    I do I love it.. It's just when you read something sad on a newspaper.. A sad ending, reading in between the lines that there's something wrong. Read a sad experience or story... I...
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    British by birth, Welsh by the grace of God !......... Now that's an experience!
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