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Lizzie
Lizzie is on page 319 of 497
!!! "If we were to be thrust back in time to Dickens's London, one of the most startling differences to greet us would be the absence of black-painted surfaces. In the time of Dickens, almost all ironwork was green, light blue, or dull gray." WHAT
Dec 24, 2011 02:17PM
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Lizzie
Lizzie is finished
Dec 30, 2011 09:05PM
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Lizzie
Lizzie is on page 452 of 497
Anyway. It's over! Here begins the back-matter, so I'm calling it done.
Dec 30, 2011 09:02PM
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Lizzie
Lizzie is on page 439 of 497
ALSO, funniest thing in the book, John Lubbock: "Once he spent three months trying to teach his dog to read." HAHAHAHA
Dec 30, 2011 09:00PM
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Lizzie
Lizzie is on page 439 of 497
Railway exec on Stonehenge: "Entirely out of repair, and not the slightest use to anyone now"!
Dec 30, 2011 08:57PM
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Lizzie
Lizzie is on page 433 of 497
And there's the Moby-Dick.
Dec 30, 2011 08:55PM
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Lizzie
Lizzie is on page 396 of 497
"Before cotton, slavery had been in decline"
Dec 30, 2011 08:55PM
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Lizzie
Lizzie is on page 387 of 497
Dante Gabriel Rossetti: exhumed his wife to copy the poems he buried her with
Dec 30, 2011 08:52PM
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Lizzie
Lizzie is on page 345 of 497
Bathroom reading. Just kidding. Today I realized how massive this book's bibliography and index are. I'm not all that far from done.
Dec 24, 2011 02:27PM
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Lizzie
Lizzie is on page 323 of 497
"Benjamin Franklin and John Adams were required to share a bed at an inn in New Brunswick, New Jersey, in 1776, and passed a grumpy and largely sleepless night squabbling over whether to have the window open or not." <-- FUNNY
Dec 24, 2011 02:19PM
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Lizzie
Lizzie is on page 230 of 497
Thomas Watson, after the telephone: retired young, studied geology, converted to Islam, followed Bellamy, and became a gifted Shakespearean actor.
Dec 24, 2011 02:14PM
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