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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...
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    Classical music is the only way I can both calm down as well as focus. When I see someone young playing violin or piano, it renews my faith in humanity a little. Classical is the...
    propergentleman propergentleman 36-40, M Nov 12

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    I was so inspired...reading 455Cargirl's story...I thought of this movie immediately. Now....455Cargirl...I don't know if you consider a 1976 Powder Blue AMC Pacer a classic car...
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    Happy 104th in heaven to one of my favorite actors of all-time Jack Carson. He was a special person and died way too young of stomach cancer at the age of 52. I really miss him...
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    Reading allows one escape reality , while allowing one educate themselves unknowingly ,the best gift my parents have given to me where the books they introduced me to as a child...
    jakey40 jakey40 36-40, M Oct 29

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    i really love to check british airtist most of my time.like ''Ed Sheeran'' ''the passenger'' ''the arctic monkeys'' and more. i'm also huge fun of manics.i went to their concert...
    juryandrews juryandrews 31-35, F 2 Responses 6 days ago

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    I like to read Erotic literature, this is a fairly new thing for me. I have just written a short story myself and managed to place it on Amazon Kindle website. It's called...
    Shane1965 Shane1965 46-50, M 1 Response Nov 7

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    I am British? i was born in Britain, Bristol just cause but my father is entirely Irish my mom is half (her dad is Irish and her mum is British) so...yeah im 3/4's Irish and only 1...
    septlaxer septlaxer 16-17, M 1 Response Nov 8

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    I absolutely love classical music. Like any kind of music, I am not always in the mood for it. It's the intellectual end of classical music that I love the most. It takes years...
    asnplaysrugby asnplaysrugby 22-25, M 2 Responses Oct 27

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    I am reading "Ulysses" by James Joyce for the 3rd time....every time I read a book my previous interpretation evolves and becomes much more nuanced.
    Femininewiles Femininewiles 26-30, F 2 Responses Nov 9

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    The beginning of the story is descriptive of one of beautiful California landscape. The book has sayings hardly used in popular literature and media. It's a volumnous book. It...
    WarmGoldenHeart WarmGoldenHeart 31-35, F Nov 14

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    You know what's awesome? A blend of both. Classical music has strong emotion, and great musical background, while rock has the instruments to bring great drama very quickly. If...
    dabram71 dabram71 16-17, M Nov 5

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    Classical is music's equivalent to the little black dress, and the double-breasted suit/ blazer or the cuff-links to the shirt. Everything classical music encounters is made...
    propergentleman propergentleman 36-40, M Oct 31

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    My father announced to me about a year ago that when he applied for the British citizenship he wanted to exclude me . But he changed his mind and included me and I became a British...
    lostsouluk lostsouluk 31-35, F 1 Response Nov 2

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    I adore them :p No matter what they look like, they're still British guys with British accent which I love so much lol
    evix33 evix33 16-17, F 4 Responses Nov 14

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    Up until last two weeks ago I had a 1988 Mercedes 300E - late that night it was rear ended and totalled by a fellow who was not paying attention while he was driving. I was...
    pdqsailor1 pdqsailor1 51-55, M Nov 1

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    Which Classic Diva Are You? You are Aretha Franklin! You have a work hard play hard mentality; you're a loner that prefers to keep a small circle of good friends. You're...
    jml2000 jml2000 56-60, M 2 Responses Nov 9

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    I like the modern version of the show, but I've got to be honest, I don't think you can beat the classics. They might look dated now, but that is made up for with strong...
    Scaroth Scaroth 22-25, M 1 Response Nov 11

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    Classical music-- requiems, overtures, masses, and I think an adagio-- has saved my brain during a recent crisis. Before, I appreciated the great composers only when the time was...
    lc14503 lc14503 31-35, F 3 Responses Nov 11

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    Classic Rock and Indian classical music, likes of Shri Pandit Ravi Shankar to whom even mighty Beatles considered as their Guru.
    roadrunningcoyote roadrunningcoyote 22-25, M Nov 14

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    Bataan,1943 starring Robert Taylor, Lloyd Nolan, Thomas Mitchell and Robert Walker. US army digs in and holds off the Japanese during this classic WW2 classic. Til the last man...
    johnny048 johnny048 46-50, M 3 days ago

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    I have a very broad and odd taste in music. I can listen to most things. Classical is definitely something I often go to. I remember in school a teacher told us the story of a...
    tripedge tripedge 31-35, M 4 Responses 2 days ago

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    So I was on wattpad and their was this amazing book just wonderful that I read it's was so good and I loved it. It was called (F.A.I.T.H. A dorm. A delinquent. A girl) read it it's...
    ThaQueen2 ThaQueen2 18-21, F 3 hrs ago

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    Born in Canada, British parents. In the UK, I lived in Bristol so that's my home there :)
    crossproduct crossproduct 41-45, F 2 Responses Nov 11

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    British people are just so ahh, i love their accents they sound so cool. I wish i could live in britain so that i could get a slight accent but gahh i cant :(
    alejandraXD alejandraXD 13-15, F 1 Response Nov 13

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    Joseph Morgan has got to be the sexiest British guy I know.
    princessbecca21 princessbecca21 18-21, F Nov 14

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    Thomas Sangster, Ben Bruce, Robbie Kay😻 I'm British myself and still can't resist 😂😻
    Hanxo Hanxo 13-15, F Nov 14

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    Why do some many people like us British guys were not that fantastic lol
    Jamiereturns Jamiereturns 22-25, M 14 Responses Nov 14

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    Your accents are to die for. Oh my god! If I was around a British guy, I would tell him to just keep on talking or I might melt when I'm around him just by hearing that accent.
    laubrown1 laubrown1 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 14

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    love cute guys with british accents
    Cakrissy23 Cakrissy23 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 17

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    We are the best of British ..
    Onefrog1979 Onefrog1979 31-35, M 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    Here is a very powerful song that I happened upon while reading up on something called the Tritone or Diabolus in Musica and is what gives this music it's power. This is Karl...
    wraithorn wraithorn 41-45, M Nov 5

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    Ten minute alert, 8 PM Turner Classic Movies: Tonight at 8pm eastern on TCM we have a Lionel Barrymore gem from 1939. The film is filled with great character actors. It deals with...
    johnny048 johnny048 46-50, M 1 Response Oct 27

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    I love classic muscle cars and southern blues😎
    mihael011 mihael011 46-50, M Nov 1

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    Listening to classic music while going through the countryside, some how seems to bring it all more to life. I don't know how anyone can not like the countryside
    wonderland63893 wonderland63893 16-17, F 2 Responses Nov 5

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    My knowledge of classical music is very limited and I like mainly the powerful stuff that really stirs emotion in me. Here is a spectacular version of O Fortuna that I found on...
    wraithorn wraithorn 41-45, M Nov 5

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    Related fact: some of the best electric guitarists are amazing classical players :) i think that's pretty cool :)
    papercastles papercastles 22-25, F Nov 5

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    Don Ameche, oh you might have seen him in the classic modern comedy, Trading Places, but do you realize this actor had quite a career? His Signature film is probably, The Story Of...
    johnny048 johnny048 46-50, M 1 Response Nov 9

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    Donno if this is a "classic" but last night I watched 1981 Condorman What a rad movie. It looks like it was a huge budget movie. They built some cool props for it that couldn't...
    colorstone colorstone 31-35, M Nov 11

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    Hi :) i never tried to listen to classic music but It's on my new year resolution list! the thing is i find these days songs very ..i don't know i just hate it.. so i decided why...
    trytrytry2 trytrytry2 26-30, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    I like a lot of classical musics.
    XxDorkyBoyxX XxDorkyBoyxX 18-21, M 1 Response 3 days ago

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    March Of The Wooden Soldiers,1934 aka Babes In Toyland, B/W version. How many people started out their Thanksgiving day morning with this Laurel And Hardy classic?
    johnny048 johnny048 46-50, M 2 days ago

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    Always reading ;) anyone wanna text
    Sextme6996 Sextme6996 41-45, F 3 Responses 12 hrs ago

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    The best books I ever read were the Twilight Sagas & 50 Shades of Grey Trilogy. Love Stephen King & Jackie Collins too!
    hazeleyedangel68 hazeleyedangel68 46-50, F