dwj-digest (Diana Wynne Jones) V1 #747

Charles Butler hannibal at thegates.fsbusiness.co.uk
Wed Nov 12 16:57:17 EST 2003


Chris
> I've heard it of Julius Caesar - I don't know how true
> it is. But Roman literature was written to be read out
> loud to an audience as much as to oneself, and it's
> thought that when people read to themselves, it was
> with lips moving.

I'll see your Julius Caesar and raise you one Alexander the Great - who did
it for reasons of military secrecy.

Charlie

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