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The Changing Meaning of Statues: Actual and Potential

“The extent of his [Edward Colston] charity was immense, exceptional and nationally recognised. When his portrait was published in London a year after his death in 1721, the engraved description described him as “the brightest Example of Christian Liberality that … Continue reading

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My regression story: 2 The ship.

A ship, a berth, a stinking bed, thrown in that place to lie. But no I wished to my sweet lord can this be truly I, A splitting head, a far-seen keg, a timbered waiving sky. Strange creaking; wind; and … Continue reading

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