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I Read Classical Literature

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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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    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 22-25, M 1 Response Apr 2, 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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    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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    HOW TO READ BOOKS. 'LIFE IS GOOD WITH BOOKS'. If you're reading a book so you're making your day perfect. Something I'm supposed to say is if you think reading is boring then you...
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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...
    PunkinH2O PunkinH2O 31-35, F 3 Responses Jul 11

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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...
    Jilly53 Jilly53 56-60, F Jun 29

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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...
    michalmos michalmos 31-35, M 1 Response Jul 2

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    What do you think the most intensely romantic classical piece is? Here is my vote:
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    Can't believe i'd waited this long to read Harper Lee's 'to kill a mockingbird'😨
    Mercury90 Mercury90 22-25, F 3 Responses Jul 5

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    Certainly, my initially suggestion is to essentially think about your cause for beginning college; therapeutic massage therapy is this sort of a private and strongly interpersonal...
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    hey all ! ... this is important and big. can i have a small time of yours, just little.. few minutes.. i sign up here around a year back to share my story with people and i did. i...
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    I finished reading Divergent a couple of days ago, and I totally understand what all the craze for this book is about. AMAZING BOOK. Can't wait to read the other two.
    ConcealedWildheart ConcealedWildheart 13-15, F 5 hrs ago

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    I really do love to read , relaxing in my Jacuzzi and reading my favorite book ... best part of the day!!! I also have a library at home and I love it more than anything P.S. I...
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    I am Not easily offended, I am open minded, I am spontaneous, confident, and have a very wide range of likes and dislikes. I am Not being cocky by writing this. I am just laying it...
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    Not surprisingly, my first recommendation is to essentially take into account your cause of setting up school; massage therapy is this kind of a personal and strongly interpersonal...
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    This really started out as a problem caused by my mother, as she never seemed to be able to recognise when a book was a sequel of another book. I have been given a lot of books...
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    What do you think about psychic reading? Can these predictions and reading be truly accurate? These days, lots of people have started turning to psychic readings to learn about...
    TheInnerClairvoyant TheInnerClairvoyant 31-35, M 1 Response Jun 23

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    Portable power bank for everybody is very normal accessories of 3c, usually will take the u disk, reader for the convenience on the outside, sometimes with these accessories, can...
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    I was on the boardwalk when a palm reader was advertising herself and giving out flyers. I have always been interested in psychics and so, I figured, what the heck? I sat down and...
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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...
    SarahBBZ SarahBBZ 18-21, F Jul 8

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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...
    JackNJ JackNJ 36-40, M 1 Response Jul 13

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    I've been using a tarot journal while on my journey to understanding and reading the cards better. I must say it does wonders for me. I record interesting spreads, ideas...
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    Attn: New EP MembersPlease for the sake of all that is wise and polite READ my profile page and featured story BEFORE you contact me.In fact if you read and understand my featured...
    LadyGypsy LadyGypsy 36-40, F 1 Response Jun 25

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    I like to read, in fact I love it. It's when I have my head inside a book that I feel most alive inside, as the words and the images they convey take me to places I would never...
    SpectralMariner SpectralMariner 36-40, M 7 Responses Jun 26

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    I especially like SF and Fantasy. I also like some plain fiction. My favorite author is probably Murakami Haruki. But recently I read Catcher in the Rye. I was supposed to read it...
    NNDY416 NNDY416 31-35, M 1 Response Jun 26

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    I love reading but I don't have any books left to read I read all the ones I have! 😔 Can someone tell me where I can find good books to read that are for my age? (16)
    Makaila22 Makaila22 16-17, F 3 Responses Jun 28

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    Eleanor and Park by Rainbow Rowell~ i love this book! I really stayed up all night to finish it. But hate it coz i will absolutely miss the characters. Reading is really an...
    pangitako pangitako 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 6

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    Every Day A Friday by Joel Osteen. I have had this book for awhile now and only read a little bit, I have been enjoying reading so my goal is to read books that are in my home that...
    JackNJ JackNJ 36-40, M 1 Response Jul 7

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    I just started reading 'Wake' by Amanda Hocking. I'm actually re-reading it because it's really good and I bought book 2 and 3 of the series. I read the first book last year so I'm...
    Liv4Life Liv4Life 18-21, F Jul 7

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    It seems I have to add another post. I would think these things would be common sense. Do not add me if you are a collector of females. I am a female but I find it insulting that...
    blossomingbeauti blossomingbeauti 36-40, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Who's read things fall apart? I've read it so many times. If anyone has read it hmu so we can discuss no homo
    Based4ever Based4ever 13-15, M 2 Responses Jun 23

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    Last summer I read Vladimir Nabakov's book "King, Queen, Knave". I thought it was one of the most amazing pieces of writing I have ever read. So now I am reading his more famous...
    eddiecarbone eddiecarbone 61-65, M 3 Responses Jun 27

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    A man worked in a post office. His job was to process all mail that had illegible addresses. One day a letter came to his desk, addressed in a shaky handwriting to God. He thought...
    Ahmadkz Ahmadkz 26-30, M Jul 2

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    I think a person (especially a female) sounds very stupid when she says "oh I don't read" or "I hate reading". I think reading keeping your mind sharp and expands your imagination...
    SilentNynja SilentNynja 22-25, F Jul 6

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    I take this oppertunity to invite all ep friends to read my confessions more often than they do and comment on them, i take a lot of time to write them and if you dont read them...
    HotMomShaama HotMomShaama 46-50, F 9 Responses Jul 8

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    I am a fan of the Beat Generation of the 1950s. I have read a number of novels written by Jack Kerouac, one of a number of beat writers. I recently finished reading 'Dharma Bums...
    Gennee Gennee 61-65, T a week ago

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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...
    NymNin NymNin 18-21, F 1 Response a week ago

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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...
    TrishaNicole TrishaNicole 31-35, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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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...
    astro00 astro00 22-25, M 3 days ago

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    I am glad people can't read my thoughts and I cant read theirs. If everyone could read each others thoughts it would be terrible. Everyone would be consistently in shock in terror...
    IamMell IamMell 26-30, M 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    ...and it's making a real ****** day much better! Any Dan Brown fans? Give it a read! It's taken me a year to finally get to reading it, but it's worth it! It's a pretty good read...
    atikin atikin 18-21, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I don't know if anyone can read my thoughts. But as far as I'm not imprisoned and not in a psychiatric hospital and even got some friends... I guess nobody can read my thoughts.
    youarenothing youarenothing 22-25, M Jun 22

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    I read most if my books in two days! Love to read!!
    cotygal123 cotygal123 13-15, F 2 Responses Jun 22

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    I went to one really, really old cemetery, there's very few people buried there, and I also read their headstones, one may read like, "Mary went to Heaven at twelve because of...
    zorba04 zorba04 31-35, F 1 Response Jun 22

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    I like reading but I'm a little picky. It's has to be a good book that when I start reading I can't put it down. If not, i get bored
    heHsi heHsi 13-15, F 3 Responses Jun 23

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    I thought it was about time that I make an updated version of my "I check out your profile before I add you" story, here it is: If you add me, I'll probs poke around your profile...
    Ridiculousity Ridiculousity 18-21 7 Responses Jun 26

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