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My grandmother’s origins were always kept hidden from the family.  She was another Catherine (Kate) Styles.  At least, she became so after she married my grandfather. 235 more words

Disraeli’s Daughter

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A curious word choice in Racine's Esther

From one of the choral sections in Jean Racine’s Esther.

Quel carnage de toutes parts !
On égorge à la fois les enfants, les vieillards ; 399 more words

All my moments are only an eternal crossing

From Jean Racine’s Berenice.  Trying to polish even a few lines of translated Racine is a lesson in humility.

Qu’ai-je donc fait, grands Dieux! Quel cours infortuné 58 more words

Daily Ramblings - Daily Quote - Be Patient

“There are no secrets that time does not reveal.” – Jean Racine

Have you ever had a question that no one could answer? You do some research, you go to close friends and family, and no one has an answer. 192 more words


Time Spent With the Harvard Classics: Phedre - Jean Racine

In that Jean Racine was elected to the French Academy on July 17, 1673, this is a fitting time for a quick study of Phedre et Hippolyte… 184 more words

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