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De consolatione philosophiae, III. 24

Feliz daquele que pôde contemplar
A fonte luminosa do bem,
Feliz de quem pôde desembaraçar-se
De suas pesadas cadeias terrestres.
Outrora um poeta da Trácia…

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Book Review: The Consolation of Philosophy - By Boethius

It seems to be a trend in history that the most moving texts are written in prison while awaiting execution and BoethiusThe Consolation of Philosophy… 814 more words


God, Hell, Time

**This is the second of two posts in response to some questions a cousin of mine asked . These were about; my Position on the first chapters of Genesis, the truth of evolution, big bang cosmology, time as it relates to God and which kind of hell awaits sinners. 862 more words

Founders of the Middle Ages by Edward Kennard Rand

This is a great book.

27        “Gregory’s literary style is formed on the simplest models. Here is a man educated in the old training, who deliberately threw it away.” 981 more words


Thinking about Time in the Eternal City

Funny how as we get older, we try to compensate for our lost years by contemplating our achievements: titles, possessions, family, experiences. We think of the money we made, the degrees we earned, the children we raised, the loves we felt, and after a time of reflection, we like to think, “Time flies, but… 2,442 more words


Fortuna smiles

Sloppy workmanship, you could call it. Or maybe half-hearted iconoclasm. The alteration men of the Reformation or Puritanism, whichever it was, only removed half the image. 180 more words


Chair Conditioning

Kitchen joy beheld
Chocolate almond croissant
Warmed up under grill
Rinsed a greasy baking tray
Rescued a sausage courgette
Flavius Importunas
and witchcraft sandwich
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