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Stand emulous of Greek and Roman fame?

Oh, when shall Britain, conscious of her claim, Stand emulous of Greek and Roman fame? In living medals see her wars enroll’d, And vanquished realms supply recording gold? Alexander Pope, Moral Essays, Epistle to Addison, line 53 Favorite0


Is that sign language you’re talking?

This is a story as related to me by a Greek student in the UK. She had been to a coffee place with a friend of hers who was Italian, and kept chatting away with her the Mediterranean way. At a certain point an English young man approached and asked them, in