Queen Victoria, 1895

Something About Old Believers

Priestess Of Delphi - John Collier

The Inferno's Icy Lake - Gustave Doré

Europe In 1885

Another Image From More English Fairy Tales

18-10-14 Weekly Links

More English Fairy Tales - Joseph Jacobs
Click on this. It is beautiful.

I was looking for a neat little traditional poem that Wordsworth mentioned, and Google gave me this extremely lively mix of familiar and less-familiar. Jacobs does an excellent job of finding good stories and retelling them in his own voice, which is a lot more engaging and readable than other books like this can be.

Sherlock Holmes, Who Had Been Transformed Into A Dog