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Boris Johnson’s love of classics is about just one thing: himself | Charlotte Higgins

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Like the prime minister, I studied Latin and Greek. His references are pure show-offery in the service of brand BorisI had the same education as Boris Johnson. Not the Eton part, self-evidently – it is in that period, I assume, that he learned to recite, from memory and in Greek, the first 100 lines of the Iliad – but the
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