Emma Lyon was born to working-class parents in 1765. She grew up to be breathtakingly beautiful–and wild. Early in her life, she worked as a maid, but she soon left dustcloths far behind. 408 more words
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The second edition, 1755.
On the 15th of April, 1755, A Dictionary of the English Language was first published. Created by Samuel Johnson, famously known as Dr Johnson, it was the most influential dictionary of its day, and continued to hold that position until the publication of the Oxford English Dictionary 173 years afterwards. 19 more words
It’s been a while since my last art exhibition so I was thrilled to be invited along to the first ever bloggers event at The Wallace Collection to take a look at the new Joshua Reynolds Experiments in Paint Exhibit. 522 more words