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Austen in August 2015

Is anybody else’s mind simply blown by the realisation that is is August again, already? Mine certainly is. But August means Austen in August, the super-fun reading event that celebrates everything Jane Austen. 125 more words

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The Berners Street Hoax | The Printshop Window

Originally posted on The Printshop Window.

The residents of 54 Berners Street were awoken early one November morning in 1810 by the sound of chimney-sweep knocking loudly and incessantly on the door at the rear of the property. 188 more words

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Cymbeline; what’s a love story without some scandal? | MCNY Blog: New York Stories

Originally posted on MCNY Blog: New York Stories.

It was January 25, 1897, the opening night of William Shakespeare’s romance Cymbeline, based on the legend of an early Celtic British king, at Wallack’s Theatre. 110 more words


August 2, 1852

Aug 2d 1852

Monday  Was about house most of the forenoon and this

afternoon have been to work on my traveling

dress again had to let out the front & widen… 289 more words

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Journals 5.5 - A Frenchman in America by Max O'Rell (Part 5)

The following is a continuation of my essay on A Frenchman in America.  For the previous parts please see the earlier entries from 17th, 21st, 25th and 29th July 2015. 2,014 more words

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