Dictionary.com defines “merry” as being “full of cheerfulness or gaiety; joyous in disposition or spirit; festively joyous”.
My mother was merry. It was second nature to her, that joyous disposition. 113 more words
The previous post in this series may be found here: http://memoirandremains.wordpress.com/2014/04/08/plutarchs-marriage-advice-section-27-do-not-be-bitter/
Plato instructed Xenocrates – who was harsh, but otherwise honorable and good – to sacrifice to the Graces. 245 more words
I read a book called “If this is a Man” by Primo Levi recently. Levi was a Jewish Italian Resistance fighter who was sent to Auschwitz Concentration Camp about a year before the end of World War II. 506 more words