Ellen Kushner

"I'm learning all the time. The tombstone will be my diploma."*

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The Only Thing I Love More Than Accepting People For Who They Are Is Telling Them What To Wear When They're In My Presence

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Ask Amy, 2 September 2014:

DEAR AMY: I’m very accepting of same-sex marriage, and my wife’s sister is married to another woman. But this woman is very masculine in appearance, and intentionally so—as she seems not at all bothered when waiters at restaurants address her as “sir.” She has…

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'What are Blacklock and d'Harcourt doing?'
‘Blacklock, Adam, is drawing maps,’ Danny said. ‘…D’Harcourt, Ludo, has got a new woman at Smithfield. Neither of them is likely to burst in on us.’
‘And you?’ Lymond said. He did not, to Danny’s regret, address him as Hislop, Daniel.

‘As a reward for…what is your principal characteristic, would you say?’
‘Treacherousness,’ said Danny, gloriously.
‘That,’ said Lymond pleasantly, ‘is everyone’s principal charactersitc. As a reward for bloody persistence…’
Bless Danny Hislop: The Continuing Saga, The Ringed Castle.
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Alchemy book from 1542: Summa Perfectionis Magiserii, or The Height of the Perfection of Magistery. [x540.1 J11 1542] #specialcollections #libraries #rarebooks #alchemy #achemicaltexts #latintexts #16thcentury

uispeccoll:

Alchemy book from 1542: Summa Perfectionis Magiserii, or The Height of the Perfection of Magistery. [x540.1 J11 1542] #specialcollections #libraries #rarebooks #alchemy #achemicaltexts #latintexts #16thcentury