Tag: Thomas Babington Macaulay

Captain of the Gate

  Our homeschool readers might like to consider having their kids memorize this poem by Thomas Babington Macaulay.  Much that is great in Western Civilization, or was great in Western Civilization when the poem was being routinely taught to school kids, is contained in it: Horatius I LARS Porsena of Clusium By the Nine Gods he swore That the great