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An ode to September

There are cats in the attic, cats chasing mice,
And I do not know who I become come September.

There are larks asleep on the porch, deep hibernation; 237 more words

Poetry

TCS: Don't Know Much About History

Good Morning!

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Welcome to The Coffee Shop, just for you early risers on Monday mornings. This is an Open Thread forum, so if you have an off-topic opinion burning a hole in your brainpan, feel free to add a comment. 609 more words

History

Some words of wisdom for tonight

I’ve always admired quotes. It baffled me to find out when I was way younger that people, smart, outstanding and loveable people had felt just like I did once, that they thought of the same thing I did once. 101 more words

Lifestyle

Sunday Snapshot: "Our Mutual Friend"

“And he glanced at the backs of the books, with an awakened curiosity that went below the binding. No one who can read, ever looks at a book, even unopened on a shelf, like one who cannot.” ― Charles Dickens, … 20 more words

Photography

Great Expectations Wordle

The 20 most common nouns in Great Expectations by Charles Dickens

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Reading

The Art of Hiding Behind Words

When we think of hiding, camouflage and going underground would be the ideal option. You wouldn’t normally think about writing. Nah! we write to express, to communicate, to disseminate ideas. 575 more words

Writing

The Works of Charles Dickens

Complete in 12 volumes. John Wurtele Lovell, New York; nd, ca1885. Illustrated with b/w plates by F. Barnard. Decorated fine cloth. 12mo. Near fine.

An exquisite full set of Dickens’s works, bound in green cloth with Victorian embellishments and gilt portraits and designs. 37 more words

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