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Terence, This is Stupid Stuff

Last night, my husband and I were sitting at our fire-pit drinking wine, talking about how people eventually get what’s coming to them. And he said, “That reminds me of a poem I memorized by A.E. 269 more words

It's Greek to Me

My favorite YouTube channel is, without question, the Langfocus  channel, created by Paul Jorgenson, a Canadian who teaches English in Japan. Paul is fascinated by language and he shares his knowledge and fascination in his videos. 1,397 more words

History

Term Paper: English II

English II: Western Literature to 1492 was an enlightening course filled with early Christian mysticism, intriguing dialogues and a valuable insight into the lives and culture of the ancient and early Christian world. 503 more words

God

TFW gods act like genies and mess up your wishes - Summary of The Knight's Tale by Chaucer

So you want to start the Canterbury Tales, and you’re greeted with one of the longest tales in the series at the start. Why? Well, there are many reasons. 1,860 more words

Academics

Whan that Aprill with his shoures soote

When April with its sweet-smelling showers
Has pierced the drought of March to the root,
And bathed every vein (of the plants) in such liquid…

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Inspiration

Medieval Fun at The Canterbury Tales

Yesterday we were invited to the Medieval Story Garden launch at The Canterbury Tales.

The boys (5 and 2) were both very excited!

Before heading to the garden, we were also treated to the tour of the tales. 177 more words

Things To Do

Whan That Aprille Day '17: Three Cheers for the Canterbury Tales!

Whan that Aprille with his shoures sote

The droghte of Marche hath perced to the rote…

With these words, Geoffrey Chaucer begins the Canterbury Tales…

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Books