The new, reassuring face of old extremism Beware of false prophets, which come to you in sheep’s clothing, but inwardly they are ravening wolves. Gospel of Matthew ...
Calendar page for December from an illuminated Book of Hours (circa 1460). Special feasts are marked out in red ink. Photograph: University of Glascow Amongst the notable feasts for December, as shown here, are Saint Nicholas (December 6), the Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary (December 8) and Saint Nicasius (December 14). To the […]
goldsmith’s touchstone carved with initials HB and the date 1642 photograph: Finch & Cº – Antiques & Works of Art Touche stone to prove golde with John Palsgrave – Lesclarcissement de la langue francoyse (1530) MEANING A touchstone is a standard or criterion by which something is judged […]
Queen’s College Cambridge football team (1900-01) Soccer football, as it is called in America, is the English Association Football, differing considerably from the other forms of English football (Rugby and Gaelic) and very markedly from the American Intercollegiate game. Handbook of Athletic Games for Players, Instructors, and Spectators, comprising fifteen major ball […]