The winds are sometimes sad to me;
The starry spaces, full of fear:
Mine is the sorrow on the sea.
And mine the sigh of places drear.
Lionel Johnson, from The Precept of Silence
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built in 1883
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it’s always “sick Victorian boys” this, “sick Victorian boys” that, what about sick Victorian GIRLS, huh? #feminism
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📷 from @jim_carroll__
So captivated by the atmosphere of this unreal and beautiful place, sneaking between the branches and foliage invading every corner of this greenhouse,
This abandoned wrought iron winter garden was on the property of a ruined villa built in the 1770s.
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little moodboard for my 18+ vampire!remus fic coming on Halloween!!! 🦇🩸 I have to do something with the extensive research I’ve done on vampires in English literature of the 1800’s, you know?
cheeky sneak peek:
“Do you know how good you smell?” He got closer to you, leaning down so he could bury his head on the crook of your neck. His teeth grazed your throat and he inhaled sharply, taking in your scent and exhaling shortly after with a dizzy moan. “I get hard from just thinking about how you taste, darling. You sweet little thing.”
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Michael Freeby. Self portrait.
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Dorian Gray, 2009
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I just finished reading this book and it’s absolutely lovely. Published and taking place in the early 1910’s, it’s written i n letter form by our main character, Peggy, a young French woman who comes to America for her coming out in high society.
Check out my antique shop for other lovely things like this:
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The nights are drawing in and I was feeling all gothic so here's my new painting of the inestimable Jeremy Brett as Sherlock Holmes (acrylics on cold-pressed watercolour block).
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hopefully popular opinion: lucy westenra did nothing wrong and does not deserve the way a lot of adaptations portray her
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Lionel Johnson, from The Dawn of Revolution
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built in 1900
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for @e-l-e-n-a 🤍
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CHAPTER 5 START
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Lionel Johnson, from Beyond
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