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Nox atrâ cava circumvolat umbrâ

Nox atrâ cava circumvolat Umbrâ We walk to the heart of the city, the dark night envelops us in its vast shadows – Virgil – Aeneid, book II –

Ligeia

There is one dear topic, however, on which my memory fails me not. It is the person of Ligeia […] She came and departed as a shadow. [Her face] was the radiance of an opium-dream, an airy and spirit-lifting vision […] Yet her features were not of that regular mould which we have been falsely […]

Dust & Bones

19th century architecture, Art Nouveau iron-works, squeaky wooden floors, dusty window-cases and hand-written labels … The Paleontology & Compared Anatomy Galleries of the Natural History Museum is one of these “out of time” places that make you time-travel …

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