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The Bush, My Lover

The camp-fire gleams resistance
To every twinkling star;
The horse-bells in the distance
Are jangling faint and far;
Through gum-boughs torn and lonely
The passing breezes sigh; 271 more words

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Review: The Tenant of Wildfell Hall - Anne Brontë

I can’t quite put this book in to words. It’s a book I have longed to read for a long while – I love Jane Eyre… 579 more words

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A Sea Dirge

A Sea Dirge

There are certain things – as, a spider, a ghost,
The income-tax, gout, an umbrella for three -
That I hate, but the thing that I hate the most… 342 more words

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#ClassicalReadalong

Okay, so I’m posting this a little bit late in the game, but better late than never!

In July, the wonderful Jean from BookishThoughts decided to host a  380 more words

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Review: The Metamorphoses - Ovid

When looking for this book, I settled on the Penguin Clothbound edition as I had some Amazon credit and naturally when I signed up for the classical readalong, I had to have a pretty edition to read. 831 more words

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Review: The Odyssey - Homer

As anyone who follows this blog will know, I’m challenging myself this August with the Classical Read Along, hosted by the very lovely Jean over at… 731 more words

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Bronte Question

I am nearly finished reading Charlotte Bronte’s Shirley. I knew I would love it, and I do. However, I have a question for any Bronte sister experts out there. 155 more words