Tag: Marissa Doyle

Chair Amie

Here, for your viewing pleasure, may I present Pocock’s Reclining Patent Chair, from the March 1813 issue of Ackermann’s Repository: Isn’t it a beauty? The

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Toxophilia!

In these days when young women can participate in pretty much any sport they choose, it’s easy to forget that little more than a hundred

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I Scream…

One of the surest signs of spring in New England is the sudden disappearance of popsicles and ice cream sandwiches from local grocery stores’ freezers

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A Good Michaelmas to You

If you’ve read much historical fiction set in Great Britain, you may have run across the word Michaelmas—there’s Michaelmas term at Oxford and Cambridge (and

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