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I Read Classical Literature

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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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    Join The Listeners' Club!

    Explore great music and participate in the discussion: http://www.timothyjuddviolin.com/category/the-listeners-club
    timothyjuddviolin timothyjuddviolin 36-40 Jun 10, 2012

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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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    Its called In Search of Lost Time, the 6 volume Modern Library edition. For over decade i had only read the first volume called Swann's Way, but a few days ago decided to do the...
    Nest37 Nest37 36-40, M Aug 27

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    A Brief History of Time, by Stephen Hawking. A classic of pop science. Published in the late 1980s, I bought it & read it at that time. Thought now might be time for a re-read...
    KenWX KenWX 61-65, M Sep 9

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    When i was in grade school i had a resentment against reading the novels they told me i had to read so i would not read them but im reading them now and they are amazing.
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    yes I like to read I enjoy doing it,so I do. I read a lot of books that toward growth spiritual, mental, body mind spirit. also a lot of phychology books. I also enjoy...
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    I am a big fan of Les Miserables from Victor Hugo and The Count of Monte-Cristo from Alexandre Dumas. I literally spend most of my summer days reading these. I appreciate Hugo's...
    loveVictorandDumas loveVictorandDumas 16-17, F Aug 21

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    Does anyone else listen to classical music on a daily basis or is it just me? Lol. Camille Saint-Saens and Dvorak are my favorites by the way.
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    Well I study literature so I kinda have to? You would find anything in my little 'library'. Goethe, Schiller, Kleist and all these famous (boring) german authors. Favourite book...
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    I love vampire stuff. It reads beautifully. Reading has been a big part of what I do for a long time and recently I haven't been reading. Breaking myself out of that and picking up...
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    I have tons of books I can talk about. The books I get are fun but packed with life lessons and positive inspiration. I like to be educated when I read but it also has to be fun...
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    Yeah there's a few of those. I heartily recommend AN EVIL CRADLING by Brian Keenan. An Irish university lecturer out in Lebanon teaching English during the civil war of the 1990's...
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    I'm reading the book Pompeii- by Robert haris. If anyone has/is currently reading it, what pages include the roman government? also, what website has sparknotes for pompeii?
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    Reading "Brown Penny" always warms my heart. Every word washes over me. Leaving me hopeful that love is still there. Even through everything that has happened and yet to. I should...
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    i read to kill a mockingbird recently and i loved it so much
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    I love reading. I usually read epic fantasy novels but lately I've been wanting to read books with a bit more meat to them. I read The Flipside of Feminism and would like to find...
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    The following has been written as of the evening of 8 22 2014 at 11:16 PM Central Time in my home in Wisconsin Rapids. On June 17, 2014 I just finished reading the 358-page...
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    I love reading! All types of books but there are some that you read that just draw you in. You become do absorbed in it that it feels like you coming up for air when you stop...
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    I have two spreadsheets. I'm far from anal. It's just easier to keep track of things on my computer. One list is for library audio books that are in a series, and which library...
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    There are so many people in this group and I want to do something, a sort of specialty group within. I have many reading goals and reading with a group or partner can help me stay...
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    1. People on here call me Zuzu, which is a shortened form of my real name that very few people know. You can either call me that or anything else, I don't mind! 2. I'd like it if...
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    The range is infinite. Any author that writes a good story or any piece of information that's interesting can take up my time. I love newspapers, bibliographies and what I most...
    FunnyandNerdy FunnyandNerdy 16-17, F Aug 20

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    I love to read a lot! I am a fan of all books! I tend to read anything from biographies to racy books! Would love to hook up with some readers as well.
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    (Updated)This a new and updated addition of my “Read this before you add me to your circles, I suppose I wasn’t too satisfied with the other one)Ahem, well to begin...
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    Reading has a special place in my heart but I've been so busy with life and it's many quirks that I barely have enough time to read and now I don't feel whole anymore. It's like a...
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    I like to read these cause A) I will never be the harlot most of the women are B) I will never be the master of seduction C) I'm chubby and dorky, that doesn't scream erotic and D...
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    Critical Sociology. Edited by Paul Connerton. Published in 1976. It was set as a text in graduate school (for me & my cohort) back in those Pleistocene days. I liked the message...
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    I am really disappointed with this book. I bought it thinking I would enjoy it knowing it was twilight fan fic based on bdsm. I hate to admit it but I kinda enjoyed the twilight...
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    Haha this is so incredibly true. Before I find ep I would read a good sized book once a week. Since and we are 2 years now I average one about every 2 months. Just something...
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    A sentence need to contain no unwanted words and phrases, a paragraph no unneeded sentences, for the same purpose that a drawing shouldn't have any unnecessary lines along with a...
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    I mostly read comics or articles online that interest me. But lately there have been a few book series that have peaked my interest. So i think i might give them a shot. Its been...
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    Currently I'm reading a Dutch book, to be accurate, a thriller from Sebastian Fitzek with the dutch title De wreker (Translated: the avengers). Just started reading, so I don't...
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    I may or may not accept you. It depends on how interested you are in me, and whether or not you care if I take interest in you. I can easily tell the difference between those who...
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    I don't like to read on the computer or with electronics, I've had to before when lookin for manga but I'd rather read a paper or hard back. just seems more fun, to sit an turn the...
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    I'm in the middle of so many books right now -.- It's like I stopped reading when I started my job and haven't picked them back up. I'm reading Allegiant by Veronica Roth, The Book...
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    I have been doing energy reading / healing for many years now and I think im getting the hang of this social media bit!! I guess time will tell I am looking to network with others...
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