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Author Topic: Happy Birthday Wm. Morris (Google Doodle)  (Read 884 times)
Mercury Wells
Rogue Ætherlord
I insiste that you do call me WELLS. :)

« on: March 24, 2016, 04:03:57 pm »

William Morris
Logged old war wound? I got that at The Battle of Dorking. Very nasty affair that was, I can tell you.

The Ministry of Tea respectfully advises you to drink one cup of tea day...for that +5 Moral Fibre stat.
Crescat Scientia
Zeppelin Captain
United States United States

Fabricator and temporally confused.

« Reply #1 on: March 24, 2016, 04:41:48 pm »

William Morris


Behold the works of William Morris,
   Epics, and here and there wall-papery,
   Mild, mooney, melancholy vapoury
A sort of Chaucer minus Horace.

Spun out like those of William Loris,
   Who wrote of amorous red-tapery,
Behold the works of William Morris,
   Epics, and here and there wall-papery!

Long ladies, knights, and earls and choris-
   ters in the most appropriate drapery,
   Samite and silk and spotless napery,
Sunflowers and apple blossoms and orris,
Behold the works of William Morris!

anonymous, circa. 1880

Living on steam isn't easy.
-- Jessica Fortunato

Have you heard?  It's in the stars, next July we collide with Mars.
-- Cole Porter

That's not sinister at all.
-- Old family saying
James Harrison
England England

Bachelor of the Arts; Master of the Sciences

« Reply #2 on: March 24, 2016, 06:30:05 pm »

Happy birthday to a design icon.


Persons intending to travel by open carriage should select a seat with their backs to the engine, by which means they will avoid the ashes emitted therefrom, that in travelling generally, but particularly through the tunnels, prove a great annoyance; the carriage farthest from the engine will in consequence be found the most desirable.
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