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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 26-30, M 1 Response Apr 2, 2011

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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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    As a devout reader of all kinds of literature I'm definitely guilty of losing track of what time or even what day it is. To think of all those years of fiddling with my stupid...
    niceguycursed niceguycursed 31-35, M 1 Response Jan 13

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    So my cable company has all these music channels and I've been playing the "Light Classical" channel while in bed at night because we have an almost two week old baby and thought...
    Bumblelion Bumblelion 31-35, M Jan 9

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    This is quite new experience for me as for most of my middle-aged life i was just the same like others, thinking that classical music is boring and impossible to "understand" or...
    leuconoe leuconoe 31-35, M 2 Responses Jan 14

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    I have always been a reader. Lately, since my wife dumped me, I have discovered Eroticas. I have always been a very sensual man and enjoyed the many sexual experiences of marriage...
    brknheart2 brknheart2 61-65, M 1 Response Jan 12

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    There's nothing better than listening to classical music while doing homework! I know it's fairly recent, but it's a cool twist on an old favorite: https://www.youtube.com/watch...
    Lukas98 Lukas98 16-17, M Dec 28, 2014

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    I'm looking for someone who's very passionate about classical music
    QuiteReal QuiteReal 18-21, M 5 Responses Jan 15

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    I also have enjoyed listening to classical music. It's soothing, I think.
    lovecraft21390 lovecraft21390 22-25, M Jan 18

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    http://youtu.be/CcflwUYYoXk This is one of my favourite pieces of music. So beautiful, emotive... Just perfect in every way. An intense journey... Every instrument resonating...
    QuiteElementary QuiteElementary 22-25, F 4 days ago

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    Enlightenment is the central point to understand the Philosophy of happinesss. Everyone should find the spiritual exercises that suit him well. In order to resolve our internal...
    Zelaleme Zelaleme 46-50, F 5 days ago

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    This a piece by Christina Rossetti called "Echo" like many of her pieces kept and penned speaks to heart of Us readers... Very emotional. Echo. Come to me in the silence of the...
    Xenasdreams Xenasdreams 22-25, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    Aaargh, Seo! I hate you! Why did you have to kill off a main character?!?! I know this hairbrush the months ago, but I'm reading it just now. Why? Why? I felt like howling my eyes...
    anonymousmuslimteen anonymousmuslimteen 16-17, M 7 hrs ago

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    I am ready for this storm. Its still coming down at 2 inches a minute, YIKES!!!
    Donna717 Donna717 36-40, F 16 hrs ago

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    There is a lot of reading involved in becoming a rabbi. I have worked through many books. The Torah, the Talmud, various commentaries, the Book of Zohar, and there are more. My...
    Corzomec Corzomec 18-21, F 10 hrs ago

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    I am curious what those that read erotica think of a story I started some time ago: http://www.i.literotica.com/stories/showstory.php?id=458791
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    I am disappointed in a way that I am 24 years old and have yet to be married or have children, although- I had a long and very hard childhood which hindered my growth mentally and...
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    I was ok as a child but my reading issues picked up I was about 14-15. Though I think it started earlier. I always had trouble with comprehension. When I was younger I couldn't...
    1lonelydaisy 1lonelydaisy 41-45 Jan 14

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    i really enjoy reading graphic novels, unlike text only books. text only books require much imagination, and also certain reading skills so you can recognize what the writer is...
    Nick232 Nick232 16-17, M 5 days ago

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    I was far sighted and I would have to take my glasses off to read small print up close. Then I developed cataracts and had cataract surgery in one eye. (2nd eye surgery in 2 weeks...
    MarkRomeo MarkRomeo 61-65, M 3 days ago

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    People say that people that read don't go on adventures or live life to the full but, for me, every new word or page is a new adventure because you have no way of knowing what's...
    sfairy27 sfairy27 13-15, F 2 Responses Jan 14

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    I've read all Harry Potter books, I'm reading Seraphina, I read Miss Peragrine's Home for Peculiar Children and am planning on reading a few more series including the Walking Dead...
    MaximumAri MaximumAri 13-15, F Jan 14

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    I love reading. mostly I read sci-fi/ fantasy. books were my escape as a kid and I've read tons of them. a couple years ago I read a book that actually hit home for me, in just one...
    meadbme meadbme 41-45, F Jan 19

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    14 short stories worth reading, feeling and sharing to all those dear to you.. 1. Fall and Rise Today, when I slipped on the wet tile floor a boy in a wheelchair caught me before I...
    restored87 restored87 46-50, F 5 Responses a week ago

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    I want you to read this before anything else. Hi! This is my second account on EP. There's nothing wrong with my first account, really. But I decided to delete it anyway because I...
    TheQuietExtrovert TheQuietExtrovert 18-21, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    I discovered fanfiction when I was eleven. I was a big Star Wars and Sonic the Hedgehog fan at the time and barely dipping my toes into fandom, but once I found fanfiction I was...
    BuzzFanatic BuzzFanatic 18-21, F 2 days ago

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    I always have this thing where, before reading a book, I'm extremely reluctant and always put it off. But then when I finally get to reading I'm instantly hooked. I don't know why...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Dec 31, 2014

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    I like reading. Mostly I read chick lit. I got a load of Christmas novels in Asda. I'm like halfway through. I just finished one today. I read in the morning when I wake up and...
    blodyn blodyn 13-15, F 2 Responses Jan 2

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    I want to read Fred coplestons history of philosophy vol 1. I'm to lazy to do it myself. I read half of it with someone till they weren't able to continue. I'm ready to start it...
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    I have been finishing off a few books that i downloaded but couldn't read cause i never had the time because of school. I like to read almost anything from romances similar to...
    violet1698 violet1698 31-35, F 1 Response Jan 8

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    More of us ought to look beneath the covers and read the book, not just watch the video of the teaser on the back cover. Relationship and relating to the real story inside: that's...
    brknheart2 brknheart2 61-65, M Jan 9

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    Okay, so you see I'm a typical Anime and Manga lover. I can't really call myself an otaku yet though since we all have different views about it and it might turn sour if I'm going...
    chaosiris79 chaosiris79 22-25, F Jan 13

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    I do the most when it comes to reading... I always read one book three times Time #1 I rush through the book to find out what happens Time #2 I take my time and read between the...
    Ludjina1415 Ludjina1415 18-21, F Jan 19

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    The executive editor of “The Foothills Paper”, David DeMulle was recently honored with a Certificate of Congratulations from the City of Los Angeles and the Seventh Council...
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    I have always loved reading, ever since I was a kid. Even books in school that we had to read, I enjoyed, such as "The Adventures of Tom Sawyer" and "Treasure Island". Right now I...
    html92 html92 22-25, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I do read tarot cards and also read oracle cards my chair is open and if you like a reading message me and sit for a spell haha
    jameswolf1 jameswolf1 18-21, M 5 days ago

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    Books are an investment. Reading is a good exercise of the intellect. I read for school, I read for pleasure.
    Corzomec Corzomec 18-21, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    I prefer non-fiction and classic fiction. I recently read Ethan Frome by Edith Wharton, Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen, Everything's Eventual by Stephen King, and The 7...
    wombat456 wombat456 41-45, M 4 Responses Dec 27, 2014

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    From waking up, to going to sleep. Life is way too much for me, from going to work to wanting things I can't have, being untalented and unpopular, disliked and just a no one. I get...
    brettjinx brettjinx 18-21, M 1 Response Dec 28, 2014

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    Please Read This!! Hey, so I want you guys to know that I am not here for anything sexual, so before you add me, I'm really only here to meet people and make new friends either...
    canadianchick101 canadianchick101 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 2

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    I read my devotional today and it said to be aware and be vigilant to my worry some thoughts. I'm not worried about any right now but I hope reading my devotional daily will help...
    rorimori rorimori 18-21, F Jan 4

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    Stayed up until 8am to re-read After School Nightmare. This manga always awakens something in me but actually now it feels like I always lose something every time I read it...maybe...
    ShakenButNotBroken ShakenButNotBroken 18-21, F Jan 4

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    I'm reading another novel by Nora Roberts. It's actually in the same book as the last one which is strange. It's called Song of the West. It's a different setting to the last novel...
    blodyn blodyn 13-15, F 2 Responses Jan 4

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    I read and write them it's just a bliss, I wonder how my life would be without them.. It's like my own world in which I can dwell in my sensitive self and unleash my ideas and way...
    00Wieme00 00Wieme00 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 4