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Old 02-15-2018, 10:56 PM
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Allen: "Ovid's writing about his transmigration to Tomis uses every cliche available to establish rapport with his readers. Shameless appropriation from anything going. Exaggeration. All marketing."
I think we are making the same point here.
Also, I'm glad to hear you have a copy of the book. :-)

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Old 02-16-2018, 08:26 AM
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I am glad too. I plan to spend my time rereading it and taking copious notes in the next week before Greek Orthodox Valentine's Day.
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Old 08-02-2018, 04:06 PM
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'Everybody's clever nowadays'
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Old 08-02-2018, 04:36 PM
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For a moment, I thought a second thread details my general wrongness was popping up. Not that it would surprise me.

I am, however, confused by this.
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Old 08-02-2018, 04:41 PM
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I don't think it was a particularly good idea to bump this thread. It's six months old and, unless anyone has something useful to add, let's let it drop again now, please.

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Old 08-02-2018, 04:45 PM
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mea culpa

(I know that much!)



Edit: Hey Andrew. Sorry. I only started looking at this thread because I saw that a 'guest' was. Then I posted a silly Oscar Wilde quote. Ignore me.

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Old 08-02-2018, 05:11 PM
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Ha! No need to apologize. I thought it was funny.

How do you see what people are looking at?
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Old 08-02-2018, 05:50 PM
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Andrew,
To the right of this page you should see "There are currently (x number of) users currently browsing forums". Just click on the number.

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Old 08-02-2018, 06:29 PM
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Wow. That's interesting...
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Old 08-03-2018, 03:19 AM
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Not as interesting amazing as the fact that you've never known about it till now, Andrew!

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