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Thurston the great magician presents “Balaam and His Donkey—A Boy, donkey, and girl appear and vanish several times in different parts of the theatre”, 1914 (via Library of Congress)
A flexible rapier made during the 19th century in Toledo, Spain.
…and should you ever come upon one in your travels, please buy it for me immediately!
…because you should just stop what you’re doing and read this RIGHT NOW…
She has the dream again that night.
In the dream, she is standing, with her brothers and her sister, on the edge of the battlefield. It is summer, and the grass is a peculiarly vivid shade of green: a wholesome green, like a cricket pitch or the welcoming slope of the South Downs as you make your…