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Clouds   By: (446? BC - 385? BC)

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Clouds by Unknown is a captivating and thought-provoking piece of literature that encourages readers to ponder the mysteries of life. The author weaves a tapestry of emotions, taking us on a rollercoaster ride through the complexities of the human condition.

One of the most striking aspects of this book is the author's ability to create vivid and evocative imagery. Through their exquisite descriptions, we are transported to ethereal landscapes filled with the beauty and depth of the natural world. Each scene is painted with a delicate touch, drawing us deeper into the story and immersing us in its enchanting atmosphere.

The characters in Clouds are masterfully developed, each with their unique backgrounds, desires, and struggles. We become invested in their lives, empathizing with their triumphs and sorrows, as they navigate the ups and downs of existence. The depth of their emotions is palpable, tugging at our heartstrings and compelling us to reflect upon our own experiences.

As the narrative unfolds, the author explores themes of love, loss, and the eternal quest for meaning. The story delves into the existential questions that have haunted humanity for centuries, presenting them with a fresh and thought-provoking perspective. In doing so, Unknown challenges readers to contemplate their own beliefs and philosophies, inviting us to engage in a dialogue with ourselves.

Furthermore, Clouds showcases the author's adeptness at crafting dialogues that are authentic and poignant. The conversations between characters are laced with raw emotion, allowing us to connect with their words on a profound level. Through these interactions, the book not only delves into the internal struggles of individuals but also examines the dynamics of relationships and the impact they have on our lives.

Although written by an unknown author, Clouds stands as a testament to the power of storytelling. It is a work of great depth and beauty that leaves a lasting impression on its readers. With its evocative prose, well-developed characters, and profound themes, this book has the potential to resonate with a broad audience and spark introspection long after it is read.

In conclusion, Clouds is a remarkable piece of literature that captures the essence of the human experience. Its mesmerizing storytelling, profound themes, and memorable characters make it a worthwhile read for anyone seeking to delve into the depths of their own soul. Unknown's ability to evoke emotions and provoke thought establishes them as a promising talent in the literary world.

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By Aristophanes

Trans. William James Hickie

All Greek from the original edition has been transliterated into Roman characters.


Strepsiades Phidippides Servant of Strepsiades Disciples of Socrates Socrates Chorus of Clouds Just Cause Unjust Cause Pasias Amynias Witness Chaerephon

Scene: The interior of a sleeping apartment: Strepsiades, Phidippides, and two servants are in their beds; a small house is seen at a distance. Time: midnight.

Strepsiades (sitting up in his bed). Ah me! Ah me! O King Jupiter, of what a terrible length the nights are! Will it never be day? And yet long since I heard the cock. My domestics are snoring; but they would not have done so heretofore! May you perish then, O war! For many reasons; because I may not even punish my domestics. Neither does this excellent youth awake through the night; but takes his ease, wrapped up in five blankets. Well, if it is the fashion, let us snore wrapped up.

[Lies down, and then almost immediately starts up again.]

But I am not able, miserable man, to sleep, being tormented by my expenses, and my stud of horses, and my debts, through this son of mine... Continue reading book >>

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