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Notebook – p2

Monday, July 18th, 2011


Thomas Wilmer Dewing - The Recitation 1891

Thomas Wilmer Dewing, Summer, 1890

The floor had not been swept. The cobwebs not removed. Even the nails that had held the rough timber boards in place across the threshold had not been levered out of the crumbling door frame when the planks had been hastily removed that morning. Amelia had snagged her long blue dress on one as she made her way through and everyone could see the weeping razor wounds that ran in perfect crimson lines down each of her thighs.

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