DOOMED TO DAYLIGHT

I watched a snail crawl along the edge of a straight razor. That's my dream; that's my nightmare. Crawling, slithering, along the edge of a straight razor... and surviving.
Sir George Hayter, Venus Supported by Iris, Complaining to Mars, 1820

Sir George Hayter, Venus Supported by Iris, Complaining to Mars, 1820

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Domenico Ghirlandaio, Portrait of Giovanna Tornabuoni (detail)

Domenico Ghirlandaio, Portrait of Giovanna Tornabuoni (detail)

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Safavid lacquer work illustrating a physician taking the pulse of a patient. From a 17th century copy of Avicenna’s Canon of Medicine. Wellcome Library, London.

Safavid lacquer work illustrating a physician taking the pulse of a patient. From a 17th century copy of Avicenna’s Canon of Medicine. Wellcome Library, London.

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