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I just bring my iPod

This pocket-sized edition of Ovid’s Epistles was Boswell’s constant companion on his tour of Scotland with Johnson, and he refers to it in his journal of the tour, while waiting onboard a ship for passage from one Hebridean island to another: “I got some of Ovid’s Epistle from Penelope to Ulysses by heart, which served well to divert the tedious hours.”

Boswell's Ovid

Published in:John Overholt |on November 13th, 2006 |Comments Off on I just bring my iPod