Wednesday, September 01, 2004


Luigi Miraglia

A few years ago Rebecca Mead wrote a delighful portrait of Luigi Miraglia, a high school Latin teacher from a small town near Naples. I highly recommend it. It was published in the New Yorker magazine and is available on the Internet. Here is one of Miraglia's bons mots:
If Hercules were living today, one of the labors would be to drive in Naples, and another would be to find a parking spot in Naples.

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