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Articles dated March 2017

CC releases new edition of Hawthorne’s ‘Tanglewood Tales’

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by John
Wednesday, 15 March, 2017
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Nathaniel Hawthorne (1804-1864), one of America’s greatest authors, wrote “Tanglewood Tales,” a collection of classical myths, in 1853 for his three young children. Now Classical Conversations, Inc., has released a new annotated edition of this time-honored, 19th-...
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Beauty: Audience Participation Requested

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In the spring of 1879, Ferdinand Cheval, a rural French postman, was going about his daily rounds when he tripped on a stone and tumbled headlong to the ground. As he dusted himself off, he was captivated by the mysterious beauty and striking shape of the stone that...
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Oops! We Had to Start the Book Over: Learning at a Human Pace

“If at first you don’t succeed, try, try again.” Surely many of us heard this simple exhortation from parents or grandparents whenever we failed at a task or struggled to complete it. Recently, in our home school, we got to live it out. After the semester break, it...
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Tending the Secret Garden

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“The Lord will guide you always; he will satisfy your needs in a sun-scorched land and will strengthen your frame. You will be like a well-watered garden, like a spring whose waters never fail.” – Isaiah 58:11 NIV I once slept in a castle in Ireland. Our neighbor’s...
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Beauty and the Feast

“He has made everything beautiful in its time…he has put eternity into man’s heart…” Ecclesiastes 3:11 ESV A taste for brussels sprouts or fine wines is seldom a gift of nature. For classically-minded parents, such lofty and nebulous aims as the pursuit of beauty and...
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