Tag Archives: Horace

Brexit sabotaged

Editorial note: If you have not yet read our mission statement above, please do so in order that you can put our blogs in context.  30 December 2018 Parturient montes, nascetur ridiculus mus Horace,  Ars Poetica, line 139        … Continue reading

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The Last of England

Editorial note: If you have not yet read our mission statement above, please do so in order that you can put our blogs in context.  28 April 2017 “England is no more. That is why this is a good time to … Continue reading

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Bella, horrida bella, matribus detestata

Editorial note: If you have not yet read our mission statement above, please do so in order that you can put our blogs in context.  21 September 2014 Not infrequently one gets the distinct impression that what concerns our masters, the … Continue reading

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Dulce et decorum

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Homer v. chick lit

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Cultivate your garden

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Art and Money

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