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What's Fortune got to say for herself?
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What's Fortune got to say for herself?

From The Consolation of Philosophy
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I thought it might do well to read this week a few short sections from Boethius’ Consolation of Philosophy, now that I’ve mentioned that great man — and I may say that if it were not for him, I have no idea where I’d be right now. This is a book that changed my life. Lady Philosophy here is talking about Fortune, or speaking as if to impersonate that …

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Word & Song by Anthony Esolen
Poetry Aloud
Poetry Aloud will help you learn how to read poetry with your ears. Unlike children with bad table manners, poetry is meant to be heard and not just seen. Join Anthony Esolen every other week (or so) as he introduces and discusses a longish poem and then reads it aloud.