Not marble, nor the gilded monuments
Of princes, shall outlive this powerful rhyme;
But you shall shine more bright in these contents
Than unswept stone besmear'd with sluttish time.
When wasteful war shall statues overturn,
And broils root out the work of masonry,
Nor Mars his sword nor war's quick fire shall burn
The living record of your memory.
'Gainst death and all-oblivious enmity
Shall you pace forth; your praise shall still find room
Even in the eyes of all posterity
That wear this world out to the ending doom.
So, till the judgment that yourself arise,
You live in this, and dwell in lover's eyes.



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Book: 'The Seven Against Thebes' - Aeschylus.
Sounds: Synaulia.
TV: Up the Women.
Subject: Russian (Unit 4).
Site: The Ministry of Burlesque.
Wiki: Ancient Rome.
Project: Sequin Studio.
Dailies: Arkadina | Pepys | Chaucer | Bronte | MedievalSoc.
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The Forsyte Saga

Bart: You're right, dropping things is the key. If I'd dropped Baronetcy in time, I could have become a contortionist.


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Here is a record of all the fanlistings I have joined, subjects of which I am a connoisseur ;)

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Arthur Miller

Subject: Arthur Miller
Reason: Miller's emotional exploration of the realities of the 'American dream' are a searing indictment on 20th century life and open a window on how industrialisation and capitalism affect the human condition. This comment on humanity ensure he is frighteningling still relevant to modernity and it makes him, in my mind, the greatest playwright since Shakespeare.

Charles Dickens

Subject: Charles Dickens

Charlotte Bronte

Subject: Charlotte Bronte
Reason: Jane Eyre, need I say more?

Daphne Du Maurier

Subject: Daphne Du Maurier
Reason: Graphic will follow.

Dirk Benedict

Subject: Dirk Benedict

Emily Bronte

Subject: Emily Bronte
Reason: 19th Century author of, to my mind, the greatest novel ever written: Wuthering Heights. Emily Brotne lived a tragically short life but left us with some of the most passionate and uncompormising characters ever created.

John Galsworthy

Subject: John Galsworthy
Reason: One of the most beautful of all 20th Century authors, John Galsworthy is generally remembered for 'The Forsyte Saga' adapted most successfully for television in 1967.

Margaret Atwood

Subject: Margaret Atwood

Stephen Fry

Subject: Stephen Fry

William Shakespeare

Subject: William Shakespeare
Reason: The greatest writer ever to have graced the earth. William Shakespeare has never been, and will never be, equalled. Is there anything else to say?

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