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slow learners

I’m back. Why the long absence since my last post? It’s not easy to explain. I suppose I could say that I’ve been going through a period of slow-burning crisis. What sort of crisis, you ask? It’s a crisis with … Continue reading

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channeling a master

Today something a bit different. Recently, while studying Classical Rhetoric for the Modern Student by Edward P. J. Corbett, I’ve been doing exercises in copying and imitation. The copying has been straight-up literal copying, in longhand, of paragraphs written by … Continue reading

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