[Answer the Proust Questionnaire] [Answers by name or age] [Random answer] [Image gallery]

On Sun, 16 Sep 12 22:44:11 UTC A Half Empty Beaker answered the Proust Questionnaire (click on a question to read other answers):

Where would you like to live?
In a villa on an Umbrian hilltop
What is your idea of earthly happiness?
The sun and a good book
To what faults do you feel most indulgent?
A capacity for excess in victuals
Who are your favorite heroes of fiction?
Tom Ripley, Julian Morrow
Who are your favorite characters in history?
Nero, Julius Caesar, Cicero. Franco and Salazar.
Who are your favorite heroines in real life?
A woman not ashamed to stick to nature and tradition.
Who are your favorite heroines of fiction?
Camilla Macauley
Your favorite painter?
Your favorite musician?
The quality you most admire in a man?
Friendliness and intelligence
The quality you most admire in a woman?
Intelligence and eccentricity
Your favorite virtue?
Admitting when one is wrong
Your favorite occupation?
Translating non sensical Greek and Latin grammatical exercises
Who would you have liked to be?
Tiro, Cicero's slave.
Your most marked characteristic?
What do you most value in your friends?
Ability to discourse
What is your principle defect?
What to your mind would be the greatest of misfortunes?
To have remain unintroduced to the classics
What would you like to be?
A Wealthy Scholar, not unattactive to womenfolk, and with an expansive mind for trivia.
What is your favorite color?
What is your favorite flower?
What is your favorite bird?
The Robin
Who are your favorite prose writers?
Donna Tartt, Patricia Highsmith, Caesar.
Who are your favorite poets?
Juvenal, Byron, Lord Macauley
Who are your heroes in real life?
Who are your favorite heroines of history?
What are your favorite names?
Laurence, Camilla and Lily.
What is it you most dislike?
What historical figures do you most despise?
Anyone left wing, anyone barbaric, anyone from 500 - 1800 AD excluding the renaissance.
What event in military history do you most admire?
The defeat of the Persians at Marathon
What natural gift would you most like to possess?
Beauty and charm
How would you like to die?
In a blaze of glory,
What is your present state of mind?
What is your motto?
Do people have mottoes?

Clicking on the left button will increase the likelihood of A Half Empty Beaker's answers being displayed as featured answer.