Mme Scherzo

"A dead thing can go with the stream, but only a living thing can go against it."

~G.K. Chesterton

medievaldogs:

Jan van Eyck: Portrait of a Man in Turban (1433).

(Timi was supporting the citizen’s iniative for equal marriage. #penttioinonen)

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favourite historical figures, 1/? ›› alexander the great

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cimetiere-chanson:

Billie Burke, c. 1906

cimetiere-chanson:

Billie Burke, c. 1906

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fleurdulys:

Jeanne Hebuterne - Amedeo Modigliani
1919

fleurdulys:

Jeanne Hebuterne - Amedeo Modigliani

1919

rifles:

 Jil Sander Spring 1996, Craig McDean

rifles:

 Jil Sander Spring 1996, Craig McDean

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rosebiar:

Victorian sun and moon lockset ~ circa 1890

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rosebiar:

Victorian sun and moon lockset ~ circa 1890

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rosebiar:

Chinoiserie ~ found on etsy.com

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rosebiar:

Chinoiserie ~ found on etsy.com

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Let prayer delight thee more than disputations, and the charity which buildeth up more than the knowledge which puffeth up.

St. Robert Bellarmine

subtectummeum:

Vergil’s Aeneid, Book II in Latin. I’m loving this Youtube channel, fiatlapides. He reads a lot of Latin poetry and prose, using the correct meter and classical restored pronunciation.

I love this.

nataliakoptseva:

David and Uriah (detail)1665 Oil on canvas The Hermitage, St. Petersburg
by REMBRANDT

nataliakoptseva:

David and Uriah (detail)
1665 Oil on canvas The Hermitage, St. Petersburg

by REMBRANDT

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jaded-mandarin:

Gabriel Cornelius von Max. Detail from Findelkind, 1880

jaded-mandarin:

Gabriel Cornelius von Max. Detail from Findelkind, 1880

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dappledwithshadow:

Aphrodite (detail), William Adolphe Bouguereau

dappledwithshadow:

Aphrodite (detail), William Adolphe Bouguereau

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brittlebodies:

Saint John the Baptist (detail), 1602-1603, Caravaggio.

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