Saturday, April 30, 2011

Daily Thoughts 4/30/2011 (Tamerlane(

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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