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Something Wonderful

A lovely, tenderhearted blossom:

For winter’s rains and ruins are over,
And all the season of snows and sins;
The days dividing lover and lover,
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“Wind is lord and change is sovereign of the strand.” – Algernon Charles Swinburne

April 5 in history

456 St. Patrick returned to Ireland as a missionary bishop.

1242 During a battle of the ice of Lake Peipus, Russian forces, led by Alexander Nevsky, rebuffed an invasion attempt by the Teutonic Knights. 838 more words


Algernon Charles Swinburne Quote.

Swinburne, A. C., & Swinburne, A. C. (1904). The poems of Algernon Charles Swinburne: Poems and ballads : First series. London: Chatto & Windus.


Christmas Pre-Raphaelite

It seems to me that when Yule-time draws near, details of Pre-Raphaelite paintings appear frequently on greetings cards, Christmas carol CD covers and probably tea towels (Pre-Raphaelitism and tea towels have apparently been closely associated for some years). 1,414 more words


Clockwork Angel and Poetry: Part 4

We’re getting through it! Here’s part 4 of my compilation of poetry quoted in Clockwork Angel.

Laus Veneris by Algernon Charles Swinburne – This is another long poem, but if you’re into romantic, beautifully-written verse, you should probably have a read. 277 more words