'Some Ways of Love' by Charlotte Mew
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Charlotte Mary Mew (15 November 1869 – 24 March 1928) was an English poet, whose work spans the cusp between Victorian poetry and Modernism.
She was born in Bloomsbury, London the daughter of the architect Frederick Mew, who designed Hampstead town hall. Her father died in 1898 without making adequate provision for his family; two of her siblings suffered from mental illness, and were committed to institutions, and three others died in early childhood leaving Charlotte, her mother and her sister, Anne. Charlotte and Anne made a pact never to marry for fear of passing on insanity to their children. (One author calls Charlotte "chastely lesbian".)
In 1894, Mew succeeded in getting a short story into The Yellow Book, but wrote very little poetry at this time. Her first collection of poetry, The Farmer's Bride, was published in 1916, in chapbook format, by the Poetry Bookshop; in the USA, it was entitled Saturday Market and published in 1921. It earned her the admiration of Sydney Cockerell.
Her poems are varied: some of them (such as 'Madeleine in Church') are passionate discussions of faith and the possibility of belief in God; others are proto-modernist in form and atmosphere ('In Nunhead Cemetery'). Mew gained the patronage of several literary figures, notably Thomas Hardy, who called her the best woman poet of her day, Virginia Woolf, who said she was 'very good and quite unlike anyone else', and Siegfried Sassoon. She obtained a small Civil List pension with the aid of Cockerell, Hardy, John Masefield and Walter de la Mare. This helped ease her financial difficulties.
After the death of her sister, she descended into a deep depression, and was admitted to a nursing home where she eventually committed suicide by drinking Lysol.
Mew is buried in the northern part of Hampstead Cemetery, London NW6.
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artnet Launches April in Paris Photographs Sale Featuring Works by Brassaï, Robert Doisneau, André Kertész and Willy Ronis.
Leading the sale is a collection of photographs by modern masters including Eugène Atget, Brassaï, André Kertész, Germaine Krull, and Man Ray. Among the highlights is a complete portfolio of 10 classic images of Paris by Brassaï, printed in 1973. The portfolio is signed, dated, and numbered from an edition of 50 only (estimate: $40,000-$50,000). Also offered in this section are five images of Paris in the 1920s by Germaine Krull including Along the Banks of the Seine, Paris, 1927-1928 (estimate: $3,500-$4,500) and The Knife Sharpener, 1927-1928 ($4,000-$5,000). Four photographs by André Kertész range from 1926-1934 including Chez Mondrian, 1926, a carefully composed photograph of the artist's studio that pays homage to the simplicity of Mondrian's works (estimate: $15,000-$18,000). Also offered in this section are three works by Eugène Atget from 1899-1959.
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1923 first non-stop flight from new york city to san diego, niccolo machiavelli born 1469 philosopher, bing crosby actor musical born 1903, pete seeger musician born 1919, james brown born 1928, 1960 the fantastics opened off broadway, 1949 christopher columbus saw jamaica, 1830 first steam passenger railroad train in england, on this date in history may 3, - www.myinboxnews.com
1928 mickey mouse debuted, 1911 supreme court ruling on standard oil and rockefeller to break up monopoly, emily dickinson writer died 1886, jasper johns 1930 born artist, 1940 nylons pantyhose invented, 1905 las vegas founded in the nevada desert, on this date in history may 15, - www.myinboxnews.com
The biggest domestic match in Peru is played between Universitario de Deportes and Alianza Lima, a rivalry that dates back to 1928. As with other South American Super Classicos, the match is a quite physical and intense spectacle with both sides giving their all to become the winners. The fans can at times be even more fueled with passion and violence sometimes breaks out.
The last Super Classico was on March 15th 2009 with Universitario defeating Alianza Lima 1-0 in Alianzas own Stadium.
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on this date the united states annexed california in 1846 and hawaii in 1898, gustav mahler was born in 1860, marc chagall was born in 1887, ringo starr of the beatles was born in 1940, kind edward i longshanks died in 1307, sliced bread 1928 first came into use, in 1941 u.s. occupied iceland, in 1534 the first european settlers came to north america, on this date in history july 7, - www.myinboxnews.com
Paul Houlton Terry (February 19, 1887 - October 25, 1971) was an American cartoonist, screenwriter, film director and one of the most prolific film producers in history. He produced over 1,300 cartoons between 1915 and 1955 including the many Terrytoons cartoons.
Farmer Al Falfa (also known as Farmer Alfalfa), the quintessential grizzly old farmer type, is an animated cartoon character created by American cartoonist Paul Terry. He first appeared in 1916 in a series a shorts produced by the John R. Bray Studios. After leaving Bray, Terry retained the character and used him frequently during the 1920s for his Aesop's Film Fables series, the character's most prolific period. When Terry made the transition to sound, so did the farmer. The first publicly released sound cartoon, Dinner Time, featured Farmer Al Falfa as an irritable butcher who had to fend off a pack of hungry hounds. However, the short failed to grasp the public's interest like Walt Disney's Steamboat Willie, released one month later.
This cartoon later developed into the famous "Heckle & Jeckle", (but at this time it was a couple, a male and female magpie).
Heckle and Jeckle is a theatrical cartoon series created by Paul Terry, and released by his own studio, Terrytoons. The characters were a pair of identical magpies who calmly outwitted their foes in the manner of Bugs Bunny, while maintaining a mischievous streak reminiscent of Woody Woodpecker. However in a number of their cartoons (Moose On The Loose, Free Enterprise) their foes win in the end. Their names were inspired by Robert Louis Stevenson's famous novella Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde. They are generally seen as the most entertaining and even funniest characters from the Paul Terry cartoons.
Terrytoons was an animation studio founded by Paul Terry. The studio, located in suburban New Rochelle, New York, operated from 1928 to 1968. Its most popular characters included Mighty Mouse, Gandy Goose, Sourpuss, Dinky Duck, Deputy Dawg, Luno and Heckle and Jeckle; these cartoons and all of its others were released to theatres under the studio's solitary Terrytoons banner by 20th Century Fox.
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holland sold brazil to portugal 1661, hiroshima atomic bombing 1945, andy warhol born 1928, lucille ball born 1911, cy young debut 1890 baseball pitcher, lord tennyson born 1809, larry adler died 2001, fresh breath day, on this date in history august 6
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Explore Hua Hin with http://teakdoor.com The Thailand Forum
Hua Hin is one of Thailands longest standing seaside resorts, in 1928, King Rama VII built his palace Klai Kangwon, with Hua Hin only being around 200km from Bangkok it is quite busy during weekends and bank holidays.
If you are visiting Hua Hin make sure you also visit Khao Sam Roi Yot National Park, Kaeng Krachan National Park, plus the many beaches along the coast, also don't forget the annual vintage car show in Hua Hin.
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Wow..I was first surprised to see that a President who was elected in 1928 was still alive to be on TV! While going through some old kinescopes, I came upon this clip of former President Herbert Hoover giving a speech on the opening day of the Republican National Convention held at the International Ampitheater in Chicago, IL.
This was the year that Richard Nixon and Henry Cabot Lodge were nominated to run against John Kennedy & Lyndon Johnson. (As you know, Nixon lost but later won along with VP Spiro Agnew.)
Anyway, here is a clip of 85 year old Hoover's speech to the convention on July 25, 1960.
UPDATE: See my recent updates on both the Democratic & Republican National Conventions of 1960.
Airing on television May 28, 1928, it was little more than radio with pictures. Today, the weatherman has become a daily fixture in our lives. But just how do they figure out where to point on those green-screens?
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