The agreeable eye

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More specifically concerning: action

Litterae Humaniores

1 November 2002, around 16.08.

I know it is in bad taste to quote from one’s own letters, but this really is too absurd: Am reading some of the letters exchanged by Mommsen1 and Wilamowitz,2 the latter always offering to be of service in scrounging up inscriptions. I do wish I could totter about Italy complaining about the lack of […]

an Observation (2)

31 January 2003, around 11.11.

Somewhere in his letters to Atticus, Cicero says something to the effect of: I would rather fight with Pompey, and lose, than see him victorious. The death of Pompey signaled the end of the optimate cause, and the beginning of Caesar’s supremacy. Had Pompey won, though, the optimate cause, along with the Republic, would still […]

Citation (11)

16 August 2003, around 2.08.

the cunning Manager.

Crambe repetita (19)

8 September 2011, around 19.12.

William Hazlitt, ‘On the Pleasure of Painting’.

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