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While Reading "The Picture of Dorian Gray"

I have started reading a new book today, The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde. It is too soon to say whether I like it or love it. 371 more words

Ranting

“Same old Sidney, lost heart already.”–1979, A Tale of Two Cities
That nose, so beautifully aligned
Those eyes so voluptuous and full of wonder and… 40 more words

Queens

A Profound Secret

Who but a former English teacher would take such interest in the following quote from the beginning of Chapter Three of Charles Dickens’ A Tale of Two Cities… 591 more words

Roger E. Bruner

June/July Library Book Haul!

I live about 10 minutes away from my local library give or take and that is both a blessing and a curse because when I go back to university I don’t have that luxury so I go crazy at my library over the summer. 324 more words

The Miseducation Of Cameron Post

a little bit Francy 2.0

Vive la révolution.
A recycled Bastille Day offering…  

It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness, it was the epoch of belief, it was the epoch of incredulity, it was the season of Light, it was the season of Darkness, it was the spring of hope, it was the winter of despair, we had everything before us, we had nothing before us, we were all going direct to heaven, we were all going direct the other way – in short, the period was so far like the present period, that some of its noisiest authorities insisted on its being received, for good or for evil, in the superlative degree of comparison only. 15 more words

Plate It Up

That Summer I Almost Hated Charles Dickens

With tomorrow being Bastille Day, Modern Philosophers, my mind can’t help but drift  back to that Summer when I started to hate Charles Dickens.

It was the Summer before eighth grade.  744 more words

Humor

A Tale of My First Review

Among other things, this blog is going to have book reviews and I’ve decided my first review is going to be on: ‘A Tale of Two Cities’ by Charles Dickens. 1,044 more words

Review