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A light on Marmion’s visage spread,
And fired his glazing eye

A. Fredericks, from Marmion, by Walter Scott, illustrated under the direction of A. V. S. Anthony, Boston, 1885.

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A light on Marmion’s visage spread,
And fired his glazing eye

A. Fredericks, from Marmion, by Walter Scott, illustrated under the direction of A. V. S. Anthony, Boston, 1885.

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Friday, April 4, 2014
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Before we too into the dust descend.

René Bull, from Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám, rendered into English by  Edward FitzGerald, London, 1913.

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Before we too into the dust descend.

René Bull, from Rubáiyát of Omar Khayyám, rendered into English by Edward FitzGerald, London, 1913.

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Monday, March 31, 2014
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Losing alone is finding; the best of being is ceasing

Howard Pyle, from Stops of various quills, by William Dean Howells, New York, 1895.

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Losing alone is finding; the best of being is ceasing

Howard Pyle, from Stops of various quills, by William Dean Howells, New York, 1895.

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Saturday, March 15, 2014
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When, in the light of what unrisen sun?

Howard Pyle, from Stops of various quills, by William Dean Howells, New York, 1895.

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When, in the light of what unrisen sun?

Howard Pyle, from Stops of various quills, by William Dean Howells, New York, 1895.

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Friday, March 14, 2014
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It is sheer waste of suffering.

Edmund Joseph Sullivan, from A modern Utopia, by : Herbert George Wells, London, 1905.

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It is sheer waste of suffering.

Edmund Joseph Sullivan, from A modern Utopia, by : Herbert George Wells, London, 1905.

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Friday, February 28, 2014
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The order of the samurai.

Edmund Joseph Sullivan, frontispiece from A modern Utopia, by Herbert George Wells, London, 1905.

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The order of the samurai.

Edmund Joseph Sullivan, frontispiece from A modern Utopia, by Herbert George Wells, London, 1905.

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Friday, February 28, 2014
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Catacombs of Rome - The Three Brothers.

From The underground world, by Thomas Wallace Knox, Hartford, 1877.

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Catacombs of Rome - The Three Brothers.

From The underground world, by Thomas Wallace Knox, Hartford, 1877.

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Monday, February 17, 2014
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The Border widow (Home Affections from the Poets, 1858).

John E. Millais, from English illustration, ‘the sixties’ : 1857-70, by Gleeson White, London, 1903.

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The Border widow (Home Affections from the Poets, 1858).

John E. Millais, from English illustration, ‘the sixties’ : 1857-70, by Gleeson White, London, 1903.

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Friday, February 14, 2014