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I Read Classical Literature

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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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    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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    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 love listening to classical music in my office and at home. When I am having a bad day, I turn on classical music and within minutes I am mellow and in a better mood to deal...
    femalelovesanimals femalelovesanimals 31-35, F 5 Responses Apr 7

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    I always imagined if I ever am pregnant in my life that surround sound will fill my home with classical music.
    alexandraisabelle alexandraisabelle 22-25, F Mar 27

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    Classical music makes me have out of body experiences. It's absolutely incredible. It can make me happy or sad. It can actually make my heart hurt. Or have butterflies. I can't...
    Alexicutie Alexicutie 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 29

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    I grew up listening to rap then goin to mostly trance or club type type but good ol Youtube has opened the portal into amazing classical. I'm not well educated in the different...
    NorthernLytes NorthernLytes 26-30, M 1 Response Apr 6

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    At the moment I'm reading "the fault In our stars by john green" and it's a really good book!!
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    The following disclaimer was provided by my friend Trysta09 Like i`ve stated before please learn how to start a conversation. It really is important in text, where I can't hear...
    seraphinamisbhavn seraphinamisbhavn 22-25, F 5 Responses Apr 8

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    I love Julie b. jones (first English reading!)...I love all Harry potter series...I also love Jane Austen novels....a walk to remember...fahrenheit451...Frankenstein....I LOVE...
    heart247 heart247 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 20

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    This is no longer just a hobby. I spend ALL of my time reading fanfiction, and it's gotten to the point where this "hobby" has practically taken over my life. At first, I read...
    ChespinsHat ChespinsHat 18-21, M Mar 21

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    I really hate reading. IN grade 7 i read the book "The boxcar children and the hockey mystery" and in grade 9 I read "little house on the praire." it sucked. I just watch the...
    LandonS LandonS 16-17, M Mar 22

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    I love reading, it transports me to another world away from all the worries and sometimes unhappiness in my life. I love being transported into this alternate reality... So if...
    MINIONPOP MINIONPOP 16-17 1 Response Mar 23

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    I love reading I read pretty much every kind of book but I mostly read horror, action, and fantasy. Anyone know of a good book or books to read.
    zeewedgie zeewedgie 18-21, F 16 Responses Mar 24

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    I don't do well with systematic by the plan reading outlines. So when my pastor had a reading checklist that let you jump around chapter by chapter,or the option to at least,I...
    Retronatrix Retronatrix 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 25

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    Well. I just started. My friend is obsessed and the whole time she was over she would talk about it and we listened to brad way karkat and I would always get karkalitious stuck in...
    Stormymusic599 Stormymusic599 13-15, F 2 Responses Mar 26

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    A lot of people wouldn't expect that from me, or think I'm weird cause I read for fun. Like I'm sorry? Lol I either spend all my money on movies or books. I do read the more...
    93rp 93rp 18-21, F Mar 26

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    Before reading books, i hated it, Because i think it's dull and waste of time. But after my ex gf got me into this one book ''The fault in our stars'', after reading it, i realise...
    jasonyueno jasonyueno 18-21, M 2 Responses Mar 27

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    Recently, I got back into reading. "Never judge a book by its cover' is so true. I have finished 3 books in the course of 2 months. I am now reading a second book of one of the...
    strangerinacrowd strangerinacrowd 31-35, F 2 Responses Mar 31

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    It is not true we have only one life to love, if we can read, we can live as many lives and as many kinds of lives as we wish. People say that life is the thing, but I prefer...
    PosterGirl PosterGirl 31-35, F 1 Response Apr 3

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    today my new book arrived can't wait to read it , it is called Collapse : How societies choose to fail or succed . I personally only read books that are related to politics or geo...
    SebUK SebUK 13-15, M Apr 3

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    Is anyone interested in reading LGBT stories? I found a site called wattpad where there are decent stuff to read. If you use an android phone or Iphone,its better to download the...
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    Well, I completely adore reading. Unfortunately, I haven't so much time for it during my studying weeks, but I always take a book with, to read in a bus or in a queue or at a...
    Imdeeplyinsecure Imdeeplyinsecure 18-21, F 1 Response 5 days ago

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    When I was in high school I used to read 1 to 2 books a week. And when I go on my graphic novel spree, a book every day. This was nothing compared to the 5 hours I spent daily...
    tanyareads tanyareads 22-25, F 3 days ago

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    Nobel laureate Gabriel Garcia Marquez dies at 87: I just read that Gabriel Garcia Marquez recently passed away. I remember reading some of his works in college. May he rest in...
    WoodRooster WoodRooster 31-35, M 6 Responses 2 days ago

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    i have been in a slum, not really caring much about books anymore. I just didn't have the focus or attention to sit and read when i can go watch the movie and get the info faster...
    childcalledit childcalledit 18-21, T Mar 21

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    (I wrote one of this already but it's weird that i can't edit my own post so i have to just make a new one) Hello, I am new here and i just barely found out how to add people...
    NymNin NymNin 18-21, F 11 Responses Mar 22

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    I will read all day and all night if the book is really good I'll even miss eating cause in reading. I love reading sagas the more books it has the better it is.
    Greenman900 Greenman900 26-30, M 1 Response Mar 24

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    I am reading Jaya by DEVDUTT PATNAIK.It is based on the Mahabharata .I have read about Parikshit and the snake sacrifice,and about Shakuntala and Devyani and Sarmishta.Enjoyable...
    mona87 mona87 46-50, F Mar 28

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    I am reading insurgent right now. I started it yesterday. So far so good. Its the book after Divergent! I am also reading Perfect Match, a Jodi Picoult book. I Love to read!!!
    NYSlilAngel NYSlilAngel 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 28

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    It's weird cause I love reading but reading for school is so hard. I just can't get myself to read a book I don't like. The struggle is real.
    alexis05 alexis05 16-17, F Mar 29

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    This past week I read Paper Towns by John Green and The Program by Suzanne Young. Both young adult novels and both completely amazing. I also just read the first book in James...
    showusyoursouls showusyoursouls 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 3

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    I've read lots of books, I read the 'DIVERGENT' trilogy in five days, and last spring break (two weeks long for me) I read a grand total of FIFTEEN books, back to back to back!
    WarHammer40000 WarHammer40000 16-17, M 1 Response Apr 7

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    I just finished reading Bruse Catton's: A Stillness at Appomattox, for which Catto won the Pulitzer Prize. This is this final part of a trilogy on the Army of the Potomac during...
    holloway64 holloway64 46-50, M 1 Response Apr 7

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    If I owed somebody a debt I would offer to read them a book for payment, you know instead of actually paying for something that is as valuable as an individual persons time. Or...
    Orchards Orchards 18-21, M Apr 8

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    I used to love reading when I was younger, but as I got older i strayed away from regular novels, went to manga, still love manga, but I'm going back to my prime love. I got this...
    ariecon23 ariecon23 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 8

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    I currently have probably read more than 1 maybe 2 thousand books in my life. I absolutely love reading in my free time when I'm not playing video games, watching youtube or...
    haneko haneko 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 9

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    Writing two books, one I don't have a title for and the other is Writing In the Moment. I reading Great Expectations by -if you don't know who that's by then you shouldn't be...
    PteMatriarch PteMatriarch 13-15, F a week ago

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    EVERYONE....hey you, yeah you and you....EVERYONE needs to check out this site goodreads.com It is f@cking amazing you can rate books you've read, search endlessly by author, isbn...
    Goodbadladywoman Goodbadladywoman 26-30, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    I read a lot of Archie Comics before, but now I read stand-alone graphic novels and follow some arcs involving Batman and the X-Men. The last ones I read were the ones in the first...
    allonsyalexa allonsyalexa 18-21, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    It's really fun and addictive, I spare time I have I read and read. It not only makes me more imaginative it expands your vocabulary and makes you more intelligent! I honestly...
    Emma307 Emma307 13-15, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I've spent so much of my childhood reading. Harry Potter really got me into reading big books. I remember I was proud to be one of those kids in 2nd grade that was reading multi...
    CaptainBenza CaptainBenza 18-21, M 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    I love books so much because reading is like living another life. I can get so sucked into them and they make me feel like I'm in it. Like some say, a reader lives a thousand lives...
    dearlovecc dearlovecc 13-15, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    For me, it's really hard to find a satisfying book. I hate cheeseball writing and I want something at least mildly relatable... I read all of Fifty Shades and part of the second...
    Luckylotus013 Luckylotus013 26-30, F 3 Responses Mar 20

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    Does anyone ever read anyone's stories? Don't think so. I started with sharing my stories, I've shared enough to listen to yours now, 'cause EP is about Sharing and Learning people...
    FoxxySilverCrow FoxxySilverCrow 26-30, F 3 Responses Mar 20

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    I love to read, allthough I read in french ( tell me if I spell anything wrong, I basically learned english by listening to Nirvana... ) I'd like to disover new authors and books...
    riendutout riendutout 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 21

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    Severe understatement. I read two to three books a week minimum. Titles as varied as possible. I enjoy everything from philosophy to fantasy to action adventure, to theories on...
    DiosesOscuros DiosesOscuros 22-25, M Mar 22

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    I really enjoy mystery stories, with a good plot and a touch of suspense...unexpected ending is certainly a plus... Anyone posting them? I don´t have too much free time to...
    SweetNancy SweetNancy 22-25, F Mar 22

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    and to continue with life. I think I'm finally ready to let go of my first love. We ended a long time ago, but the first love, and the first heartbreak, that's just something that...
    amalieveiby amalieveiby 13-15 Mar 22

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