Ability: Pliny

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No man’s abilities are so remarkably shining as not to stand in need of a proper opportunity, a patron, and even the praises of a friend to recommend them to the notice of the world.

Pliny the Younger 61-c.112

The illustration is copyright: Yabresse via Shutterstock
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About layanglicana

Author of books on Calcutta, Delhi and Dar es Salaam, I am now blogging as a lay person about the Church of England and the Anglican Communion. I am also blogging about the effects of World War One on the village of St Mary Bourne, Hampshire.
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3 Responses to Ability: Pliny

  1. Great reminder, and so true Laura, thanks for a nice post and love the art.

  2. With all our rugged Western individualism, Pliny is a great reminder that we are inherently social beings who need each other.

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