By Stewart Home
This can be the place the unconventional has a apprehensive breakdown. Anna midday is a twenty-year-old pupil with a flavor for perverse intercourse related to an enigmatic older guy and a ventriloquist's dummy. Anna lives in Aberdeen and her intercourse existence revolves round the historic stone circles within the region.The chic grandeur of the stones presents a backdrop opposed to which Anna is ready to act out her provocative psychodramas.
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At about the same time, the farmer's son Hubert Korneliszoon Poot (1689-1735). who, quite extraordinarily in his milieu, had discovered himself a poet, tried to make a living as a literator, partly by editing literary works of others, partly also by the production of commissioned poems. For most authors, however, writing verse was an honorable way to spend one's leisure time. This holds also for a very successful writer like Jacob Cats. His works were printed in numbers that would still be attractive to many a modern Dutch writer.
Poetry and religion During the siege of Leyden by Spanish troops in 1574, the burgomasters of the city issued emergency money carrying the inscription: Haec libertatis ergo, thus indi cating what they considered to be the deepest motive for the struggle against the Spanish oppression. From his pulpit, a preacher voiced strong opposition, stating that the inscription should have read: Haec religionis ergo: not for the sake of (civil) liberty, but in defence of the true Protestant faith the war was being waged.
They rhyme simply for their own pleasure, so they state, and if people should use the printed sheets for toilet paper, they would not be astonished. Such statements should of course be taken with a grain of salt, but still they indicate a well-defined resistance against the high-flown claims of some of their colleagues. Jan Vos, on the other hand, approaches the problem in a serious way when answering a disgruntled reader: You rhyme, o Vos, you say, much less than we desire. Provider I must be, my fancy is restrained.
69 Things to Do With a Dead Princess by Stewart Home