Delight in Books: Contempt for Sports

Pliny, Letters 9.6: “I spent this entire time among my notes and books in the most pleasant repose. ‘How,’ you might ask, ‘could you do that in the city?’ The Circensian Games were on, and I am not attracted by that kind of spectacle in the least. There is nothing new, nothing interesting, nothing which needs to […]

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One Reply to “Delight in Books: Contempt for Sports”

  1. I, for one, have a real problem with the sport of football. I just can’t stand watching a bunch of grown men fighting over a ball, when each one of them can afford to go out and buy their own.

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