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Laudator Temporis Acti

A peculiar anthologic maze, an amusing literary chaos, a farrago of quotations, a mere olla podrida of quaintness, a pot pourri of pleasant delites, a florilegium of elegant extracts….

  • By Michael Gilleland
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Roast Beef
George Gissing, letter to Henry Hick (December 17, 1900): Oh, an honest bit of English roast beef! Could you put a slice in a letter?? — with gravy?
On , by Michael Gilleland, 30 words
The Ancient Dead
George Seferis (1900-1971), Mythistorema 21 (tr. Edmund Keeley and Philip Sherrard): We who set out on this pilgrimage looked at the broken statues we forgot ourselves and said that life is not so easily lost …
On , by Michael Gilleland, 150 words
Don't Forget This
Augustine, Sermons 51.35 (Patrologia Latina, vol. 38, col. 354; tr. Edmund Hill): Above all, don't forget this: not to be unduly troubled when you don't yet understand the holy scriptures; when you do understand them, …
On , by Michael Gilleland, 59 words