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The Pizza

10th July 2014

Yesterday evening I finished reading Cicero’s Orations. The two final pieces are not forensic. The first, ‘Pro Marcello’, is a panegyric, and the second ‘Phillipics II’ an invective. 679 more words

Shakespeare at The Globe - cheap London theatre

I had, completely and honestly, just forgotten how good Shakespeare is. Watching Julius Caesar was just incredible. Hearing the classic lines I recognised in context and just listening to the marvellous prose was an astounding delight, that endured despite the fairly heavy rain that fell on our heads throughout the performance. 280 more words

Book Thoughts

Socrates, Mark Antony, and Truth

“I shall prove indeed that I am not a clever speaker in any way ay all–unless, indeed, by a clever speaker they mean a man who speaks the truth.”–Socrates… 175 more words

Literature