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by AOrlans
August 9th, 2016, 10:54 pm
Forum: Languages other than English: Help, Discussion, & Suggestions
Topic: Any interest in Latin projects?
Replies: 9
Views: 3478

Re: Any interest in Latin projects?

Carolin: I would be interested in taking part in a new Latin project: there is the planned but not yet completed Erasmus project "Colloquia Familiara" which I have never read but I'm sure would be wonderful, but that is a solo project. I would also suggest another project: Let's chose examples of ou...
by AOrlans
August 9th, 2016, 9:32 pm
Forum: Need Help? Got Advice?
Topic: I Mac built in microphone: can good results be had?
Replies: 3
Views: 1006

I Mac built in microphone: can good results be had?

I would be interested in hearing from anyone with technical expertise (all you Mac freaks out there) or direct experience (normal Mac users) on the qualities and capacities of the built in microphone on an I MAC. Can decent results be obtained with it or should I bite the bullet and invest in an ext...
by AOrlans
August 9th, 2016, 9:07 pm
Forum: Need Help? Got Advice?
Topic: Making your reading sound Great
Replies: 188
Views: 111080

Re: Making your reading sound Great

and in the immediately preceding passage from Leaves of Grass we find:

My voice goes after what my eyes cannot reach,
with the twirl of my tongue I encompass worlds and volumes of worlds
Speech is the twin of my vision . . . . it is unequal to measure itself.
by AOrlans
August 9th, 2016, 8:00 pm
Forum: New Here? Introduce Yourself!
Topic: Good Heavens! Another Volunteer!
Replies: 4
Views: 734

The meaning (s) of "LibriVox" Oxford Latin Dictionary, 1022-

Welcome to Librivox ! I live near you--I'm from Marshall which is 25 miles SW of you. I am so glad to hear that your operation was a success and you are able to read again. I too was a teacher (English and Latin, grades 6-12). I only lasted 8 years before the kids drove me round the bend. In Latin t...
by AOrlans
February 7th, 2009, 10:35 pm
Forum: New Here? Introduce Yourself!
Topic: What a wonderful idea!
Replies: 2
Views: 709

What a wonderful idea!

I have just discovered LibriVox and have greatly enjoyed listening to Chip reading Chesterton's introduction to Aesop's fables so far. What a wonderful use of the internet ! I run an antiquarian/academic bookstore and am surrounded by books, but as Walt Whitman said, "It is the sound of the human v...