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I put my ear to the rail.a poem

Misconceptions ~ Teepees were widely used by the Great Plains tribes of North America, who lived a nomadic existence. Wigwams, on the other hand, were domed dwellings made of grass, cloth, and brush that were popular among the Native Americans of the Northeast and Southwest. American Indian dwelling varied immensely from region to region, and even from season to season.SCROLL THIS!!!

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Greyfriars Kirkyard, Edinburgh - Tomb of John Bayne of Pitcairlie (17thC)

Over 500 years old is The Greyfriars Kirkyard Cemetery in Scotland

I need to learn more languages!

Foreign terms that do not exist in the English language. Love the French one (I often feel this) and the Filipino one - every time I see my friends beautiful baby girl I get that feeling

LSE Review of Books – Book Review: American Democracy: From Tocqueville to Town Halls to Twitter by Andrew J. Perrin

American Democracy offers a compellingly-argued rethinking of how we might conceptualise America’s democratic social landscape, not least by challenging canonical approaches focused on its more for…

Fred Barnard photos | Tilly Slowboy" — Fred Barnard's third illustration for "The Cricket ...

"Tilly Slowboy" — Fred Barnard's third illustration for "The Cricket on the Hearth" in "Christmas Books" by Charles Dickens

“Cityscape”  by Tullio Crali, 1939    Via a reverse image search (thanks to a reader for suggesting), I figured out this image was originally posted as part of a piece called “20 Dynamic Paintings from the Italian Futurists.”

Tullio Crali (Italian, Cityscape, 1939 Tullio Crali was a self-taught artist and stunt pilot. He was fascinated by Italian futurism and expressing through painting the dynamics.

Tomb monument of  Marie Antoinette (1755 - 1793) Queen of France and wife of Louis XVI. The Gothic Cathedral Basilica of Saint Denis,  Paris

Grave Marker- Tomb Monument of Marie Antoinette - Queen of France and wife of Louis XVI. The Gothic Cathedral Basilica of Saint Denis, Paris

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