English Literature

The Presence of a Great Creature | Guide to Daily Reading 12/3/22

George B. McClellan born on this date in 1826. Battle of Hohenlinden Robert Lewis Stevenson died on this date in 1894. Daily Readings: Providence and the Guitar Robert Louis Stevenson CHAPTER I Monsieur Leon Berthelini had a great care of his appearance, andsedulously suited his deportment to the costume of the hour. Heaffected something Spanish …

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Books are so much more interesting than the internet. Lunchtime, so I’m working ahead on the Daily Readings and on December 1st I ran into Pindar. That’s not quite right. I bumped into Thomas Gray’s Pindaric Ode, “The Progress of Posey,” which isn’t quite the same as running into Pindar himself, but close. So I …

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