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Ovid, Metamorphoses 10.33

“Sooner or later, we all hurry off to the same place.”

aut serius aut citius sedem properamus ad unam.


Compare Ovid’s predecessor Propertius (3.5.15): 88 more words

He Would Not Stay For Me To Stand & Gaze

It felt like hours had gone by, but she was still sitting there, staring at him so intently. The way he smiled when he read a funny line. 200 more words


The Laws Of God, The Laws Of Man

The laws of God, the laws of man,
He may keep that will and can;
Not I: let God and man decree
Laws for themselves and not for me; 137 more words


Quote of the day, Aug. 28

A.E. Housman

“Give me a land of boughs in leaf
A land of trees that stand;
Where trees are fallen there is grief;
I love no leafless land.”


Great Poems: "Terence, this is stupid stuff" by A.E. Housman

This poem is a bit long but FUN and easy to understand. Its fresh and insightful meaning plays off of the simplicity of its style to result in a clever, funny, accessible, and interesting poem. 887 more words

Discoveries From Learning

The Centennial: August 7, 1914

Eran rarely remembered his dreams. The only exception from the past year was the one about the rabid mastiff with detachable legs who had forced him to date Taylor Swift. 359 more words


That Uncertain Feeling

Paul Fussell calls the feeling “our summer of 1914” (p. 24): any sense of placid, happy innocence about to be taken forever from its unwitting possessors. 425 more words