The act of reading ... begins on a flat surface, counter or page, and then gets stirred and chopped and blended until what we make, in the end, is a dish, or story, all our own.
— Adam Gopnik
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May 4, 2011

Don't you just think...




... that Mrs. Willliam Frazer of Delaware, painted by William Clarke in 1798, would have seriously livened up your book group?


{image found here; this blog is wonderful, not to mention addictive}


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4 comments:

Annie said...

Oh yes. She can come and join either of my groups any days she likes.

Darlene said...

Definitely! And I would hope that she'd let me try on her shoes.

Nan said...

What a great, great expression on her face!! And her toes must have been a wreck. :<)

Vintage Reading said...

Heh. No trashy reads for her!

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