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Character sketches of romance, fiction and the drama by Rev. Ebenezer Cobham Brewer, 1892. A revised American edition of the readers handbook. Edited by Marion Harland.

Marc Antony and the dead Caesar.

Marc Antony, roman, Shakespeare, Julius Caesar, ancient, clothing

Marc Antony and the dead Cæsar.

Marc Antony and the Dead Caesar.

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Antigone and Ismene. Greek mythology.

Antigone, Ismene, Greek, Mythology,

Antigone and Ismene

Antigone and Ismene.

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The Burial of Atala. Francois Auguste Chateaubriand.

Atala. Francois Auguste Chateaubriand, Romantic novel, Romanticism fashion

The Burial of Atala.

The Burial of Atala.

Francois Auguste Chateaubriand’s “Atala.”

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Archimedes of Syracuse. Mathematician of antiquity.

Archimedes, Syracuse, Greek clothing, mathematician, physicist, engineer, Antique

Archimedes of Syracuse 287-212 BC

Archimedes of Syracuse

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Atta Troll. Heinrich Heine.

Heinrich Heine. Atta Troll. German Romantic.

“Atta Troll. A Midsummer Night’s Dream” by Heinrich Heine

Atta Troll.

“Atta Troll. A Midsummer Night’s Dream” is a narrative poem by Heinrich Heine, which was written in 1841 and 1843 appeared in the newspaper for the elegant world – incomplete and never completes. Atta Troll is one of the most virtuosic works Heines.

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Don Manuel discovers Beatrice.

Don Manuel. Beatrice. The Bride of Messina. Friedrich Schiller. German Romantic.

Don Manuel discovers Beatrice. By C. Jaeger

Don Manuel discovers Beatrice.

The Bride of Messina by Friedrich Schiller.
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Becky Sharp. Vanity Fair by William Makepeace Thackeray.

Becky Sharp. Vanity Fair. Victorian fashion. William Makepeace Thackeray.

Becky Sharp. Vanity Fair

Becky Sharp.

Vanity Fair by William Makepeace Thackeray.

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The Egg of Columbus. Washington Irving’s “Columbus”.

Christopher Columbus. The Egg of Columbus.

Christopher Columbus during a meal at Cardinal Mendoza in 1493

The Egg of Columbus

The Egg of Columbus is a phrase that describes an amazingly simple solution to an intractable problem.

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Roland at the Battle of Roncesvalles.

Battle, Roncesvalles, Roland, Knight, middle ages, costumes, carolingian

Roland at the Battle of Roncesvalles.

Roland at the Battle of Roncesvalles.
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The Fairy Queen. Florimel and the Witch.

Fairy Queen. Edmund Spenser. Faerie Queen. Anglo-Saxon literature, English Renaissance.

Faery Queen. Florimel and the Witch

The Fairy Queen. Florimel and the Witch.

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Alethe, Priestess of Isis. The Epicurean, by Thomas Moore.

Alethe. Priestess of Isis. Ancient egypt priestess costume. The Epicurean. Thomas Moore.

Alethe, Priestess of Isis.

Alethe, Priestess of Isis.

The Epicurean, a Tale by Thomas Moore.

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