Tuesday, March 17, 2009

Teaser Tuesdays

Will in the World How Shakespeare Become Shakespeare
by Stephen Greenblatt
page 26
Everyone understood that Latin learning was inseparable from whipping.
One educational theorist of the time speculated that the buttocks were created in order to facilitate the learning of Latin.
page 27
Virtually all schoolmasters agreed that one of the best ways to instill good Latin in their students was to have them read and perform ancient plays, especially the comedies of Terence and Plautus.

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