this makes me incredibly happy
one day, hornblower, you’ll fight for more than england.
omfg what am I even doing with this website and my life everything is nonsense alllll of it why even pretend to maintain a semblance of humanity and sense BLUBBER BLAH BLAH BLUGH
Captain James Cook. Indeed, a great naval officer
Thucydides, ancient Greek historian. Clever, thoughtful, dutiful, scientific, skeptical, all-around wonderful, brilliant historian. Told us what we know about the Peloponnesian Wars between Athens and Sparta. Also he survived a plague.
Antonio Vivaldi (1678, Venice - 1741, Vienna)