Voltaire at his desk with a pen in his hand. Engraving by Baquoy, ca. 1795
Daily Thoughts 4/30/2011
I have been reading more of Tamerlane
. It is an interesting story about how a man rose from obscurity to become a conqueror. There is a certain majesty and cruelty that go with the story. Other than that, I have been relaxing.
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