lighting up the night sky
Classical Elizabethan / Jacobean and before 17th century 18th century Romantic Victorian Modern
101 poems of advice, chronology, the city, day and night, death, drink, imagination, love, melancholy, metaphysics, nature, poetry, the seasons, time, war, and women.
Edmund Spenser, John Donne, Ovid, Ezra Pound, John Milton, Sappho, Lewis Carroll, John Keats, William Blake, Christina Rosetti, Percy Bysshe Shelley, Samuel Taylor Coleridge, William Wordsworth, Robert Burns, William Shakespeare, Horace, Lord Byron, Catullus, Geoffrey Chaucer, Alfred Lord Tennyson and more.
and Commentary on the Poets
Tennyson, Shelley, Byron, Horace, Pope, Blake etc
concerning the human soul, advice on how to live, and the city.
The complete text of the Odyssey in the translation by T.E.Lawrence (Lawrence of Arabia) with online notes and maps.
de Saussure: Letters from
Notes on Letters from London by CÚsar de Saussure (1705 - 1783), mainly covering the period from 1725 to 1730, and dealing with, among other things, football, cricket, the opera, pantomimes, Thames etiquette, debtors, false witnesses, the judicial process, horse races, gladiatorial contests, prize fights, cock fighting, highwaymen, footpads, pickpockets, the Gazettes, Quakers, Jews, Non-Conformists, Presbyterians, coffee-houses, hackney carriages, boatmen, porters, roads, sedan chairs, Customs officials, insurance, gin shops, eating houses and the water supply system.
A collection of engravings showing views of London, mainly from the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, with some commentary.
Photography of Jim Riegel: Vic
The nude as a human being
anyone who lives within their means suffers from a lack of imagination - Oscar Wilde
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