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By Stephen Dunn

Winner of the 2001 Pulitzer Prize for Poetry.

A clever and sleek new assortment by way of one in every of our "major, quintessential poets" (Sidney Lea). The mysteries of Eros and Thanatos, the obdurate patience of brain and physique within the face of diminishment--these are the undercurrents of Stephen Dunn's 11th quantity. "I am attracted to exploring the 'different' hours," he says, "not merely of one's lifestyles, but in addition of the bigger historic and philosophical existence past the personal."

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These contain letters and military documents, many of which display features not previously known. Roman statue of the grammarian Marcus Mettius Epaphroditus holding a papyrus roll in his left hand. erably easier to use, more convenient to consult when a particular reference or passage was required, and capable of holding the contents of many rolls. , the codex had begun to be used for literary works, but the transition from roll to codex lasted several hundred years. It was assisted by the substitution of parchment for papyrus.

S), by whom she will bear the twins Romulus and Remus. The obscure clause "[your] fortune will rise again from a river" may refer to the story that the twins were set adrift on the Tiber but driven ashore by a flood. Et cita cum tremulis anus attulit artubus lumen. talia tum memoradacrimans, exterrita somno: "Eurydica prognata, pater quam noster amavit, vires vitaque corpus meum nunc deserit omne. TEXT The Annals of Q. Ennius, ed. 0. ) I 2 cita quick, adj. agreeing with the subject anus (-iis F.

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