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Some Thoughts on Books

I grew up in the 50’s and 60’s. I went to a normal county school. Bond issues always passed. Our schools were modern and clean. The books were up-to-date and in good repair. 1,128 more words


The Second Coming

TURNING and turning in the widening gyre
The falcon cannot hear the falconer;
Things fall apart; the centre cannot hold;
Mere anarchy is loosed upon the world, 141 more words



During the school year, I’m not always in touch with what’s going on in the entertainment world, but just today I cam across this review:  1,117 more words


The Romance of Tristan and Iseult- Joseph Bédier

I’ve started my classics club challenge with one of my favorite things ever: Arthurian legends. I’ve read Mallory’s “le Morte d’Arthur” more times than I can count, and his version of the stories is the one I’m most familiar with. 231 more words

Classics Club

Classics Reading List

So I’ve decided to join the classics club and read all these classics by  June 2018 . I’ll be breaking it up with more challenges and such, and I’ll probably have a separate list for more “fun” books because unfortunately I don’t have the brain power to read serious books all the time. 658 more words

Classics Club

A thought

It is very nice to think
The world is full of meat and drink,
With little children saying grace
In every Christian kind of place.


My Love Is Like To Ice

My love is like to ice, and I to fire:
How comes it then that this her cold so great
Is not dissolved through my so hot desire, 93 more words