Encomium of the Loeb Classical Library

They fit so nicely in my hand. Vibrant green covers for the Greek texts, brilliant red for the Latin. They are hard bound, emblazoned with a gold LCL logo on the cover. A bibliophile’s dream. Their beauty so enchanting that Martha Stewart used them to decorate. Her daughter’s kitchen. (But this is supposed to be a merry tale so I’ll spare you the rant.) I run my fingers across the pages and I am happy. I read from them and I am smart.



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2 responses to “Encomium of the Loeb Classical Library

  1. Tom Tobin

    From compulsive proofreader: It’s “encomium.”

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