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Image from page 4 of "The chemist and druggist [electronic resource]" (1859)

A few nice computer protection images I found:
Image from page 4 of “The chemist and druggist ” (1859)

Image by Internet Archive Book Images… 15 more words

Beertender, there's a kumquat in my beer

Kum-whats? Most beer lovers have never had a beer made with kumquats. That’s a perfectly reasonable prediction even among kumquat’s quasi cognoscenti. But if you have never tried one, picture an orange the shape and size of a grape. 106 more words


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Women & Villains in "The Woman in White" by Wilkie Collins

I enjoyed this novel, I really did, only wishing that certain elements were amended. Read on! Note: You don’t have to read everything (obviously!), but do scroll to the end for some secondary literature to do with women & mental health in 19th century, as well as sensation fiction! 1,500 more words


Bridge of Boats - 1859

Nation 26th February, 1859 p.11


Early this morning, the General, the Duke of Wirtemburgh and Lieutenant-General Scravenmore, with all our horse and dragoons, ten regiments of foot, taking with them seven day’s provisions and fourteen guns; ten three pounders and four twelve pounders, marched over our bridge of boats into the county of Clare.

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Snuff seizure - Galway - 1859

Irish Examiner 2nd December, 1859 p.4    (abridged)

A large seizure of snuff was made on board the steamer Jason yesterday, which arrived from New York on Friday last. 181 more words

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