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    timothyjuddviolin timothyjuddviolin 36-40 Jun 10, 2012

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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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    Interesting

    I don't read as much as I used to. But I do like reading classic Greek literature, especially Homer's works.
    Ichilicious Ichilicious 26-30, M 1 Response Apr 2, 2011

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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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    Why do I read classical literature?

    Because this amorphous blob of bone and flesh and synapse that we all call 'me' is not made just of the stuff of our days. Because we carry hints of those who lived in caves and castles. Because if we don't peer and glare and ponder at what ancient hands have writ, we turn...
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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...
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    I have read books every day since I was 10 years old and that over 60 years ago. I read Historical novels and a few authors in Sience Fiction (David Weber) and Fantasy (Mercedes...
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    Hello fellow bookworms. I suppose I should talk about why I like reading or what I read. I mostly read fiction. Like The Magicians Nephew by C.S. Lewis, The Hatchet, The Anthem...
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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...
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    Hardly any of my friends read (let alone the guys) so when I found out the boy I'm crushing reads (AND ACTUALLY ENJOYS IT) i practically had a mental breakdown. I was so shocked...
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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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    I just read a 397 page book, that is a summer assignment for my AP art history class. At first I didn't even want to read it. I had never read something so long. And as I began, I...
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    I had to stop and delete everything because everytime I re read everything, it hurt too much. The only thing I have left are our letters and the book you made for me. I want to...
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    I cry - a quite satisfy'n cry - every single time I read this. It is Emily's soliloquy as she says her final goodbye after her death... beautiful words. Our Town written by...
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    May this piece of classical music brighten your day wherever you may be!
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