The agreeable eye

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More specifically concerning: poverty

Citation (16)

1 February 2004, around 8.32.

the author disinterested in finances…

Crambe repetita (10)

26 June 2004, around 22.25.

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

Citation (26)

28 September 2004, around 8.45.

eccentric employments.

notes on reading: social

13 February 2006, around 12.44.

19th century London & medieval Iceland


9 August 2006, around 10.43.

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 […]

Crambe repetita (26)

26 February 2013, around 9.11.

Olivia Manning, The Balkan Trilogy.

portrait of a bookbinder

24 November 2013, around 9.33.

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

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