Friday, 9 July 2010

Nothing new under the sun

I am now reading Robin Lane Fox's book on the Classical World.

I came across this today:

Romans regarded Greeks as essentially frivolous, people who talked too much and who were too clever by half. They were duplicitous, and quite unreliable with money, especially their own public funds.

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David Farrer said...

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Perhaps the press should have gone with a nice pic of the corpse of Moats Victim to remnd everyone what exactly he was capable of. Bet youve never seen such a thing from the comfort of your armchair.

20 July 2010, 10:21:30 GMT+01:00
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The Telegraph pixilated the snarly guy.

13 July 2010, 06:37:25 GMT+01:00
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Now which one would the elite self selecting readership of the Times believe?

11 July 2010, 20:04:03 GMT+01:00
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Excellent stuff David.  Good to see our rozzers are so media savvy!

11 July 2010, 16:45:16 GMT+01:00
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Well found that person!!! media coverage eh! totally unbiased of course! LOL

11 July 2010, 14:44:31 GMT+01:00