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June 18, 2014

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Jason Robards, Jr., was a dog as Brutus.

Brando's speech over Caesar's death body is masterly.

A probing and touching blog on poetry and friendship, John. You recall for me this little poem by Yeats:

The Poet pleads with his Friend for old Friends

THOUGH you are in your shining days,
Voices among the crowd
And new friends busy with your praise,
Be not unkind or proud,
But think about old friends the most: 5
Time’s bitter flood will rise,
Your beauty perish and be lost
For all eyes but these eyes.

David Katz

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