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W. T. Stead: Investigative Journalist

Stead’s Victorian London was squalid and amoral. He used his editorship of the Pall Mall Gazette to attack moral evil. Prostitution was rampant in London. It was so blatant that there were guides to ‘specialised’ brothels, which were entirely legal.1 … Continue reading

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The women of Paris during the battle of Verdun 1916*

As if by the germination of a tiny quantity of yeast, apparently of spontaneous generation, young women now went about all day with tall cylindrical turbans on their heads, as a contemporary of Mme Tallien’s might have done, and from … Continue reading

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Searing Confession: 灼热的告白

I am a shark swimming In seas swamped with people. But I’m not a predator I love people. I smile sweet Smiles. Insincere, predatory smiles- Trying hard to be winsome- I’m prectising my loving smiles. I’m a rat scuttling Along … Continue reading

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