“In a certain sense, this was why I felt so close to the others in the Greek class.
They, too, knew this beautiful and harrowing landscape, centuries dead; they’d had the same experience of looking up from their books with fifth-century eyes and finding the world disconcertingly sluggish and alien, as if it were not their home.
It was why I admired Julian, and Henry in particular. Their reason, their very eyes and ears were fixed irrevocably in the confines of those stern and ancient rhythms – the world, in fact, was not their home, at least not the world as I knew it –
and far from being occasional visitors to this land which I myself knew only as an admiring tourist, they were pretty much its permanent residents, as permanent as I suppose it was possible for them to be.”
I FINALLY FINISHED IT! In honor of the brave national parks employees that rebelled against Trump’s anti-science agenda, I have drawn a revolutionary pic of the Parks and Rec characters! <3 REVOLUTION!