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Cover Crush: City of Glory by Beverly Swerling

This week I came across this author and book cover on social media and ever since, I have been drawn to it. The premise & hisory itself is something I am highly interested in and one I hope to read soon. 500 more words

Historcial Fiction

September 17th, 1787

September 17th, 1787.  This was the day the Constitution of the United States of America was adopted and then ratified only a year later.

Since that time, that document and our people have been under pervasive and relentless attack from powers the world over, and those powers have won. 739 more words

Life imitates Gillray

On a recent visit to the Guards Museum (excellent, well cared for, many wonderful items) I came across a copy of James Gillray’s 1787 print… 268 more words


Angelo on Elasticity and Recovery

You ought to practice not only to make your thrusts with great quickness and vivacity, but also to deliver them with an elastic disengagement and disposition; and the motion of the body should appear like divers springs throughout the whole frame.

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Companion piece Chapter 2, Part 2 and Chapter 3

(continuing from Chapter 2, Part 1 of History of the 1787 Constitutional Convention as Presented in 1787 the Musical – We Wrote the Constitution102 more words


On this day: the premiere of Don Giovanni

On the 29th of October, 1787, Mozart’s opera Don Giovanni premiered at the Estates Theatre in Prague.

The theatre in 1797

The opera was commissioned after Mozart made a successful trip to Prague earlier the same year. 44 more words

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