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God Save The King!

Here are the lyrics for use in your writing!

1. God save our gracious King,
Long live our noble King,
God save the King!
Send him victorious, 77 more words

The London Times on the execution of Louis XVI

London Times
January 25, 1793
[ . . . ] Every bosom burns with indignation in this kingdom, against the ferocious savages of Paris, insomuch that the very name of Frenchman is become odious. 898 more words

The London Times on the imprisonment of the King

Definitely exaggerated, but a historical account, nonetheless. This is what the average Londoner thought was happening.London Times
Sept. 12, 1792
IMPRISONMENT of the KING and QUEEN, and the late MASSACREAs those who are most likely to give a just relation of the late horrid transactions in France, dare not write;-and those, who do write, make it their business to conceal the circumstances as much as possible, there is no other means of ascertaining the facts so accurately, as by those who were resident on the spot, but who have had the good fortune to escape. 1,426 more words

The London Times on the September Massacres

London Times
Monday, Sept. 10, 1792

This is the newspaper coverage given, in London, the French Revolution. Percy probably read this. Wait, he’s a fictional character. 1,976 more words

Feature Friday #2 (Bloggers & Books)

Welcome to another Feature Friday!  Today we’ll cast a glow on some bloggers who are consistently generating insightful posts about the written word.  As always, I try to dedicate time to broadening my understanding of the craft, and these folks seem to deliver on a regular basis.   715 more words


All the mugs I'd like to have if I liked coffee

I’m one of those unusual beings who don’t drink coffee, or much tea, or even alcohol.  Also, being an Argentinian and not drinking mate is a terrible thing, and I don’t! 167 more words

Writing Life


The poet Richard Hugo has a wonderful chapter on the nuts and bolts of writing in his classic book on writing called The Triggering Town. 1,737 more words

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