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Parallel Lives - Sample Fragment 79

Some people are only meant to fill a void in someone’s existence; and that someone tends to generally be considered cold-hearted, selfish and abusive, when in fact most of us display the same type of behaviour, but more or less cleverly disguised under various pretexts and transparent, yet acceptable sentiments. 186 more words

Parallel Lives - Sample Fragment 78

She stands still, looking around, never moving, never changing. People leave. People change. New people always arrive, so they would take their turn leaving sooner or later. 110 more words

Time Spent With the Harvard Classics - Plutarch's Lives - Pericles

As discussed previously, Plutarch’s Parallel Lives is an important work not only because of the insights provided with respect to subject of the various persons who are discussed in the biographies but also due to the information provided about the times in which they live.  156 more words

Thought For The Day

Parallel Lives - Sample Fragment 77

Paul avoided looking her in the eyes, just staring at the rug in the middle of the room. All he could see of her were the bare feet, the bright red nail polish on her toe nails contrasting with her skin, making him completely unable to focus on anything else. 226 more words

Parallel Lives - Sample Fragment 76

When Paul arrived only a couple of minutes later, Amalia had to wonder whether he hadn’t been in front of her building all along, even when he called her. 201 more words

4 July VII - Solar Return and PIAVA

A reader writes…

“Is it (a) coincidence, (b) deeply meaningful or (c) a wash that my birthday is July 3?  Do you put stock in solar returns?

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Lazy Days Reads, Summer/Winter Sale

It’s summer in the Northern Hemisphere and winter in the Southern Hemisphere. This can mean only one thing: it’s time for the 9th annual Smashwords… 166 more words