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One by one the villagers came out of their cottages and gathered around them to listen.

Walter Crane, from The necklace of Princess Fiorimonde and other stories , by Mary De Morgan, London, 1886.

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One by one the villagers came out of their cottages and gathered around them to listen.

Walter Crane, from The necklace of Princess Fiorimonde and other stories , by Mary De Morgan, London, 1886.

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Monday, March 24, 2014
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A voice he didn’t understand.

From Trilby, a novel, written and illustrated by George Du Maurier, New York, 1894.

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A voice he didn’t understand.

From Trilby, a novel, written and illustrated by George Du Maurier, New York, 1894.

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Friday, March 7, 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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Le Ménétrier de Meudon (The Meudon Fiddler).

Charles Jacques, from Œuvres complètes de P. J. de Béranger (The complete works of Béranger) vol. 2, Paris, 1847.

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Le Ménétrier de Meudon (The Meudon Fiddler).

Charles Jacques, from Œuvres complètes de P. J. de Béranger (The complete works of Béranger) vol. 2, Paris, 1847.

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Sunday, January 5, 2014
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Concert of cats.

(Here attributed to Pieter Brueghel, but in fact from a painting usually attributed to) Jan Brueghel, from The Repository of arts, literature, commerce, manufactures, fashions and politics, London, 1817.

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Concert of cats.

(Here attributed to Pieter Brueghel, but in fact from a painting usually attributed to) Jan Brueghel, from The Repository of arts, literature, commerce, manufactures, fashions and politics, London, 1817.

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Monday, August 19, 2013
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And quaint old songs their fathers sung.

Mary A. Hallock Foote, from Mabel Martin: a harvest idyl, by John Greenleaf Whittier, Boston, 1876.

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And quaint old songs their fathers sung.

Mary A. Hallock Foote, from Mabel Martin: a harvest idyl, by John Greenleaf Whittier, Boston, 1876.

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Saturday, April 13, 2013
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They’re not treated as badly as you would think, but their condition is changed in a strange way.

Gustave Doré, from Œuvres de François Rabelais (Works of François Rabelais), Paris, 1854.

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They’re not treated as badly as you would think, but their condition is changed in a strange way.

Gustave Doré, from Œuvres de François Rabelais (Works of François Rabelais), Paris, 1854.

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Tuesday, February 5, 2013
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A vacarme.

Frederick Walker, from Life and letters of Frederick Walker, by  John George Marks, London, 1896.

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A vacarme.

Frederick Walker, from Life and letters of Frederick Walker, by John George Marks, London, 1896.

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Thursday, January 10, 2013