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Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec 24 November 1864 - 9 September 1901

A post about the exhibition Toulouse-Lautrec and Jane Avril Beyond the Moulin Rouge at London's Courtauld Gallery

W.B. Yeats.  Wow! never saw him with a mustache before.

1984 power and control essay writer Looking for free 1984 essay power control essays with examples? 1984 George Orwell was not only a writer, but also an important political reformer.

Swindon is the polar opposite of the Woodfords: it's Wiltshire's sprawling mix…

Swindon is the polar opposite of the Woodfords: it's Wiltshire's sprawling mix…

Aneurin Bevan - founder of the National Health Service; could be turning in his…

Aneurin 'Nye' Bevan - founder of the British National Health Service; could be turning in his grave with what's happening now !

Robert Graves; author and classical scholar.

Robert Graves, age Although reported dead at the Somme, Graves was one of the few of his generation to survive World War I. He became a translator, poet and novelist, and was the author of "I Claudius." Graves died at the age of 90 in

it takes courage to grow up and become who you really are.  -e.e. cummings

October 14 was the birthday of the great American poet e. cummings - A pacifist, cummings was interred during WW I. Poetically he sucked up influences from Dada, symbolism, and imagist.