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A Lecture and an Auction

If you have $15,000-20,000 you do not know how to spend, you might want to buy the FIRST VOLUME only of Edward lear’s original 1846  284 more words

Edward Lear

The Bird and the Pussy-Cat

The Bird and the Pussycat’s bright eyes met
Through the towering pane of glass.
Bird knew it was wrong, to pursue this love-song,
But he thought he was pretty bad-ass. 213 more words

Poems

ON THIS DAY: May 12, 2018

May 12th is

Animal Disaster Preparedness Day *

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Day

Nutty Fudge Day

Odometer Day

International Nurses’ Day

Fibromyalgia Awareness Day

National Limerick Day… 1,213 more words

History

"An author...may wish to include an epigraph — a quotation that is pertinent but not integral to the text"*...

Examples from  Phoebe Pan‘s “ongoing collection of epigraphs.”

* Chicago Manual of Style

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As we appreciate appositeness, we might send silly birthday greetings to Edward Lear; he was born on this date in 1812.  103 more words

There was an Old Person of Cheadle

May 11, 2018

It’s been a long cold lonely winter, but fear not, the Edward Lear trail is on the road again.  The fastest route from Chorleywood (Hertfordshire) to Gawthrop (Cumbria) is by no means through Cheadle (Greater Manchester) but did that deter us?   172 more words

Humour

May 12 in history

1191  Richard I of England married Berengaria of Navarre who was crowned Queen consort of England the same day.

1264 The Battle of Lewes, between King Henry III and the rebel Simon de Montfort, 6th Earl of Leicester, began. 866 more words

History

Forks in the Road (and other cutlery)

Western table cutlery settings today always feature a knife, fork and spoon, each one with its particular use. Spoons for the soups, sauces; knives for cutting food into manageable pieces; forks for moving the food from plate to mouth. 480 more words

Medieval