Sunday, December 13, 2015

Lays of Ancient Rome

Lays of Ancient Rome is by Thomas Babington Macaulay. Originally published in 1842, this immensely popular book of poems was a favorite of Sir Winston Churchill. He committed them to memory, an effort I would recommend, but at the very least they should be read by everyone. Lovers of mythology, history, and poetry will all find this short book well worth the time. A Reader's Corner Highly Recommended Read.

Ratings: 8th grade - 10 out of 10.

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