these are the timesdirty beloved


I wouldn't be surprised if there was a causal link between Boynton's presence in the antipodes and the Department of Sustainability and Environment.


Sarah Belchetz-Swenson
"In doing a memorial work I have tried to take particular care to speak from my own place as a witness who, while identifying with the victims, is reluctant to presume a knowledge of suffering not personally undergone. This reflects no lack of confidence in my imagination but rather a respect for the experiences of others."
link path Ruth Chandler Williamson Gallery thru Art42Day

BBC Radio 4 shortlist of Greatest Painting in Britain survey at Artcyclopedia
Another superb presentation by John Malyon


"Wareas, Bein in the magority we kin do ez we please, and ez the
nigger aint no vote he kant help hisself, therefore be it"

On Negro Emigration
Petroleum V. Nasby (1864)
The Nasby Papers
UVa Library

Petroleum V. Nasby (David Ross Locke)

"...a type of the backwoods preacher, reformer, workingman, postmaster, and chronic office-seeker, remarkable for his unswerving fidelity to the simple principles of personal and political selfishness. To him the luxuries of life are a place under the government, a glass of whiskey, a clean shirt, and a dollar bill..."
Early Humorists
The Cambridge History of English and American Literature
"The Cheapest and Best Newspaper in the United States"

Josh Billings, Mark Twain, and Petroleum V. Nasby


There was talk of a parade.

They said they'd wait, while my leg got better.
But it's taking so long.


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