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Spending a lovely morning with Louisa May.

Rome at the Brink: The Jugurthine War and the Conspiracy of Catiline by Sallust

The Jugurthine War and the Conspiracy of Catiline by Sallust
(translated and edited by S.A. Handford)

The last years of the Roman Republic were a pretty wild time. 649 more words


Classics Collection

Over the three years of studying English Literature at the University of Roehampton, I accumulated a lot of books. Looking back, my book shelves were always full of books, even more so during second year when I actually took more books than I needed to university, just to make it feel a little more like home, and to also make it look like I was a little more intelligent than I actually was! 297 more words

06/29/15 - Día de la Independencia

THIS WEEK’S THEME: Día de la Independencia

Since 4th of July is Independence Day in the United States, I thought it would be a good theme for this week’s post.   537 more words

Self-Help Books

I'm not licking that, I'd probably get polio.

I am big on cheap books. I recently bought a load of books for ten pence each and the joy I felt actually made my heart beat faster. 223 more words



“When I advised you not to be guilty of Folly, I meant no more than that you should take care to be well paid before-hand, and not trust to Promises, which a Man seldom keeps, after he hath had his wicked Will.”

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