Agreeable eye.

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More specifically concerning: poverty

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the author disinterested in finances…

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‘Olive Pratt Rayner’, The Type-Writer Girl.

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eccentric employments.

notes on reading: social

19th century London & medieval Iceland


At the long dinner table laid in the garden were the various traveling guests, the grown-up daughters, and the younger children with their governess. The countess presided over the usual European dinner served by men, but the count and the daughter, who had worked all day in the fields, ate only porridge and black bread […]

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Olivia Manning, The Balkan Trilogy

portrait of a bookbinder

Roger Payne, 1739–17971 Image taken as-is from Bookbinding Then and Now. [↩]

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