These, if ever, are the brave free days of destroyed landmarks, while the ingenious minds are busy inventing the forms of the new beacons which, it is consoling to think, will be set up presently in the old places.
Pretty medieval manuscript of the day is a leaf from the Hours of Eleanor Worcester, a book of hours dating from the early fifteenth century. I love the little gilded peacock in the border.
Image source: British Library MS Harley 1251. Image declared as public domain on the British Library website.
Actual Scholarly Summary of Hamlet
- Everyone: HAMLET NO
- Hamlet: HAMLET YES
- Everyone in the play except Horatio: *dies*
Creationists make it sound as though a ‘theory’ is something you dreamt up after being drunk all night.
—Isaac Asimov (via quotes-shape-us)
The minute someone says ANYTHING about “someone wanting to cash welfare checks made out of [their] tax dollars” I literally want to do anything it takes to get them fucking deported the fuck out of this fucking country