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The alchemist who has achieved illumination.
from Andrea de Pascalis, Alchemy: The Golden Art.
Yale Joel: American travelers building a sand replica of France’s medieval abbey at Mont-Saint-Michel in the background, July 1948
I love Mont-Saint-Michel !
there should be like a strip club only with hot dads in good shoes with their legs propped up on tables sipping coffee and staring at you over the tops of their glasses when you walk in
goddamn i would lose so much money
Stefano Della Bella. Frontispiece for the Opere di Galileo Galilei, 1656.
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Now, I suppose I should congratulate you on your marriage. So O.K. Pops everything you do is great. The idea of you with a child and a settled center of affection - shit, I don’t like to write prose because you have to say something simple & direct. My mind isn’t made up into anything but complete amused enthusiasm for your latest building. —
Allen Ginsberg writing to Neal Cassady, April 1948 (via zmiy)
#’lol congrats on ur heterosexual’
This hits amusingly close to home.
ex libris, 1916
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Ivan Bilibin, Bird Alkonost, 1905