it's a great life, if you don't weaken (matociquala) wrote,
it's a great life, if you don't weaken

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I've heard about him, but I never dreamed he'd have blue eyes and blue jeans.

I got about 1,190 words this morning, and I'm going to go do something else for a while and probably come back and see what I can write this evening.

I finished rereading the first part of Tamburlaine the Great last night. I had forgotten what a kickass chick Zenocrate was: she's about the sole voice of reason and justice in the play, for all she has her bad moments too. Marlowe did write strong, sympathetic women pretty well. Especially compared to how he wrote most of his men.

nomail today. They're saving all the rejections up for my birthday.


Nobly resolv'd, my good Ortygius.
And since we all have suckt one wholsome aire,
And with the same proportion of Elements
Resolve, I hope we are resembled,
Vowing our loves to equall death and life.

--Christopher Marlowe, Tamburlaine the Great Part 1, Act II scene vi

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