pelican_in_its_piety



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    Journeys north in the cold. Our disappearing Lady of Walsingham. Eliza Barton, the holy maid of Kent. Holy wells. Swearing the saints in their niches. All saints and all souls and which are which. Purgatory. Liz and Grace and Anne.

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  1. Public Bookmark 4

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    Extensive, extended "DVD Commentary" for With No Less Terror Than the Elements: notes toward uncovering Act IV, Scene ii of Richard II

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    26 Oct 2022

  2. Public Bookmark 1

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    Love and death on a muddy field in France. Plus ça change and all that. But some things are different.

    Further content advisory: implications of and references to underage sex having taken place in the past, but no description of same.

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  3. Public Bookmark 13

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    “Carry him out with his feet facing the house,” is all he can say. He feels grey, washed out. Hollow. Like nothing. This is important, though, in ways he cannot yet name. The undertaker blinks, shifts from one foot to the other. Perhaps he believes in the old tales, of the dead finding their way back to their houses, spirits along the corpse roads. Perhaps he makes sure to cross running water on the way to the graveyard, guards against corpselights on the moors. Alex doesn’t care. “Please,” he says.

     

    A little festive ghost story, involving death, apples, bread, the Wild Hunt, iron nails and a pair of boots.

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  4. Public Bookmark 10

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    They dropped the little saplings into the earth, tucking mulch up into mounds around them. “Crab-apple will be over there,” Bran said, gesturing, holding his map, “and pears go on the south side.”

    “Not a very standard orchard,” the boy said, sounding curious.

    “No more I mean it to be,” Bran answered.

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  5. Public Bookmark 3

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    Frank and David engage in certain circumscribed demonstrations of physical love. Well, there's a war on.

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    Note: asexual but not sex-repulsed character having sex, BDSM fantasy, inexplicit reference to underage sex at an English public school with its usual consent issues, internalized homophobia, Frank Maddox being his own exhaustive list of content warnings.

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