Western Art History

  1. "I think it would be best if you go after all, Jeremy. Perhaps we can talk later, if you're able to stop saying such hurtful things."

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  2. Samuel? Yes, I seem to recall him and his bullshit, I believe, but it's been such a long time

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  3. you seem distracted, my love
    do i really
    you keep staring into the middle distance
    oh
    is that not you?
    i'm always mixing up you with the middle distance
    you look so much like the middle distance

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  4. i don't know what you mean, Charles that is the door well it looks a hell of a lot like a window to me darling i'm so sorry but if that won't open i'm afraid there's no other way to get inside i came an awfully long way to see you ahh i know it's so terrible but nothing i can do about how windows are made…

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  5. what
    im not smiling
    what do you mean
    i don't know how i look
    honestly im not even thinking about anything in particular
    quit asking
    why are you so obsessed with figuring out what im smiling about
    or not smiling
    i cant even tell

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  6. Orpheus is one of those great Greek figures who stuck around long enough to get every single myth eventually attributed to him. He invented music, sort of, but he also become a figure of mourning after failing to rescue his wife Eurydice from the Underworld (on account of looking back at her before she was 100% rescued), but he's also credited with introducing pederasty to Thrace (!!!)

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  7. my clothes 
    like my dreams
    are all behind me

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  8. hold the handkerchief a little higher, dear
    you're very nearly touching me

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  9. no, Elizabeth 
    I cannot let you play with the hoop 
    it is so great a diversion you would be overcome with delight and swoon dead away

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  10. doesn't Terpsichore mean "delight in dancing" 
    you don't seem very delighted

    it means a lot of things

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  11. "I am the noblest lady of this court, second only to the Queen. Yet I am the saddest of mortals in France."

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  12. ah lads
    I fear this is the end for your old pal Handsome Pete
    I am undone by my own babeliness

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  13. I HAVE NOTHING LEFT TO GIVE
    PLEASE UNDERSTAND

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  14. "You, there. And you two. All of you. Put that chest of jewels down at once, you...you dampish gambollers. Stop enjoying yourselves."

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