Writers in Art: Vernon Lee by John Singer Sargent, 1889

Vernon Lee (Violet Paget) by John Singer Sargent, 1889:

Vernon Lee by John Singer Sargent, 1889

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Hey, Dickens! It’s Your Birthday!

Ye Olde Charles Dickens was born on 7 February 1812:

Charles Dickens

Charles Dickens

“A wonderful fact to reflect upon, that every human creature is constituted to be that profound secret and mystery to every other.”-Charles Dickens, A Tale of Two Cities