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Lover of Archives, Libraries, Rare Books, Mysteries, Whisky, West Ham United, & more.
Haven't met a line that I didn't like crossing--repeatedly.
  • "The women undergraduates were the first abroad—cycling along the streets in droves, absurdly gowned and clutching complicated files, or hovering about libraries until the doors should be open and admit them once again to study the divine mysteries which hang about the Christian element in Beowulf, the date of the Urtristan (if any), the complexities of hydrodynamics, the kinetic theory of gases, the law of tort, or the situation and purposes of the parathyroid gland."
    Edmund Crispin, “The Moving Toyshop,” the Gervase Fen Mysteries, 1946
  • Sep 22, 2012

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