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Mini Biography: Thomas Gainsborough

Birth: before May 14, 1727
Death: Aug. 2, 1788
Nationality: English
Movement: Romanticism or Rococo*
Born in Suffolk Gainsborough left home at about 13 to study art in London and was taught by Hubert Gravelot before marrying at age 19 to the illegitimate daughter of a duke. 225 more words

Love's Philosophy

Relationships are like glass. Sometimes it’s better to leave them broken than try to hurt yourself putting it back together.

I believe everything happens for a reason and there is no remedy for love but to love more. 153 more words


Top 5 Wednesday: Favourite Angsty Romances

Top 5 Wednesday is hosted by Samatha at Thoughts on Tomes. The guidelines and topics can be found on the Goodreads group.

Talk about your favorite ships that have a healthy side of angst. 555 more words


Beethoven Analysis - Piano Sonata in D (WoO 47)


Beethoven’s last “Kurfursten” sonata is more lighthearted in tone than his first two sonatas, especially the dark and sublime sonata in Fm, but it has the most intricate design of all three. 2,756 more words

Beethoven Piano Sonatas

Tuesday Poem By Wallace Stevens And A Quote By Hume

Not Ideas About The Thing But The Thing Itself

At the earliest ending of winter,
In March, a scrawny cry from outside
Seemed like a sound in his mind.
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Public Debate

Modern Manners Does Not A Chivalrous Man Make

My friend slid this op-ed into my Twitter DMs about a week ago. From the headline, I knew this was going to be a wild ride. 1,230 more words