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February 10 in history

1258 – Baghdad fell to the Mongols, and the Abbasid Caliphate was destroyed.

1306 Robert the Bruce murdered John Comyn, his leading political rival sparking revolution in the Scottish Wars of Independence. 404 more words


The two races of men

#Retired Bloke Quote

“The human species, according to the best theory I can form of it, is composed of two distinct races, the men who borrow… 18 more words

Retired Bloke Quote

Charles Lamb RHA (1893-1964) Ireland

The Irish landscape artist, portrait and figure painter Charles Lamb was born in  County Armagh. He studied painting and life-drawing at night classes at Belfast School of Art, before winning a scholarship to the Metropolitan School of Art in Dublin in 1917 where he came under the influence of Sean Keating. 278 more words

Art Life

Some people have a knack of putting upon you gifts of no real...

Some people have a knack of putting upon you gifts of no real value, to engage you to substantial gratitude. We thank them for nothing. – Charles Lamb: http://dlvr.it/D9Sxzq

Charles Lamb

Regency Personalities Series-Samuel Taylor Coleridge

Regency Personalities Series
In my attempts to provide us with the details of the Regency, today I continue with one of the many period notables. … 2,804 more words