Tag Archives: Children

1972: Black Children Keep Your Spirits Free

Carolyn Lawrence: Black Children Keep Your Spirits Free (1972)

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1920: Mother and Father Had Turned Into Cabbages

A selection from Charles William Kimmins’s book Children’s Dreams (1920): A lady was sitting on my bed, and the King and Queen were under the bed eating bread and butter, and a lot of ladies with them. The sun and … Continue reading

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1919: At the Back of the North Wind

Jessie Willcox Smith: illustration for George MacDonald’s At the Back of the North Wind (1919)

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1964: Oh, My Mangled Head!

In his book Alice in Many Tongues (1964), Warren Weaver spends the last chapter using a curious method to evaluate various translations of Alice in Wonderland. He takes the same passage from each translation—a portion of the Mad Tea-Party—and asks … Continue reading

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100 AD: Leucippus

Galatea, daughter of Eurytius, who was son of Sparton, married at Phaestus in Crete Pandion’s son, Lamprus, a man of good family but without means. When Galatea became pregnant, Lamprus prayed to have a son and said plainly to his … Continue reading

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2017: Mural

Sam Rodriguez: Here & There (2017) “Recently, I completed the first of what I hope will be many projects here in my hometown of San Jose, California on 8th & Empire Streets….On this wall, there is a portrait of my … Continue reading

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1797: Reading a Book

Anne-Louis Girodet de Roussy-Trioson: Benoît Agnès Trioson Reading a Book (1797) Born Anne-Louis Girodet de Roucy in 1767, Girodet suffered the death of his father in 1784 and his mother in 1787. Dr. Benoît-François Trioson, a close friend of his … Continue reading

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