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I Read Classical Literature

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    I don't read as much as I used to. But I do like reading classic Greek literature, especially Homer's works.
    Ichilicious Ichilicious 22-25, M 1 Response Apr 2, 2011

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    Join The Listeners' Club!

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    timothyjuddviolin timothyjuddviolin 36-40 Jun 10, 2012

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    Love "The Aeneid"

    This epic touched me much more deeply than either of Homer's. Perhaps because it was a written work, instead of beginning in oral traditions, it seems more poetic, more graceful. My favorite part is the story of Dido and Aeneas. It's so sad, but lovely at the same time--the...
    BookNerd BookNerd 22-25, F Feb 26, 2008

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    The Best Literature

    I love the classics- especially French ones. I'm reading Madame Bovary right now and I can't put it down!!
    SpiritOfTheRabbit SpiritOfTheRabbit 31-35, F 6 Responses Feb 18, 2011

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    I always liked music of any kind. My favorite music is classical because it's symphonies is very instrumental, and they use the instruments that make the most beautiful sounds. My...
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    I very much enjoy Classical Music. I know it sounds so out "lame" to some but there is nothing I enjoy more then taking a nice long bath and listening to some classical music, or...
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    Unfortunately most of the books I've been reading are textbooks for my classes, but when I have a chance to sit down and really focus on a good book cover-to-cover, I love novels...
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    Reading "DRESDEN - 13th February 1945" by Frederick Taylor. Interesting book
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    I read the stories of individuals before I respond or message them, the sad thing is few if any of their stories are valid. When you reach out to the writer of the story, they have...
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    Music is a great joy. I love classical music of all sorts. At the moment I'm working on 'Scenes from Childhood' by Robert Schumann. Wonderful! But I love so much of Schumann's...
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    I enjoy it because there is a piece of a really great history of our civilisation. I think classical music is sounding simply more natural than all those modern music, with sounds...
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    Can't believe i'd waited this long to read Harper Lee's 'to kill a mockingbird'😨
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    I am such a book worm. I just love to read and read, i think it really helps a lot too, with spelling and grammar. Reading helps take you to another world and open up your...
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    I have spent the last few months reading everyday. I prefer hardcover books, using bookmarks where I left off even though I try to finish a chapter so I can start a new one when I...
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    those are some of the books i have left.. i used to read tons of books but i stopped because it took me a lot of time to finish a book and because some times while i was reading...
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    Knocked down my mom doll collection and put a bookshelves, yeah she was pissed but as parent could they really get mad at there child for loving to read? NO. I could do bad thing...
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    I recently read 4 novels in 8 days!!! I never thought I could read that fast but I guess it was easy because I had nothing else to do with my time. I read Divergent by Veronica...
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    I think everyone should read these books... These books are some classics... that will change your life, and how you view the world, your self, others, life, etc. 1. "Think and...
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