Daily Archives: June 2, 2018

Dante’s PURGATORY, Canto 30: LOVE FOR BEATRICE

*** https://pixabay.com/en/children-love-friends-hand-flowers-512601/ *** Love for Beatrice The signs of the ancient flame Love was at first sight *** NOTE: Dante loved Beatrice from the first time he saw her — he was nine, and she was eight — until she … Continue reading

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David Bruce: Dance Anecdotes

Some audiences are more difficult than others. Barry Sullivan (1821-1891) once had the misfortune to play Hamlet before an audience in which were many drunken British soldiers. As he started reciting the “To be or not to be” soliloquy, one … Continue reading

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