"Wonderest thou whose are the feet that have worn away the rock? They are mine - even my own light feet! I can remeber when these stairs were fresh and level, but for two thousand years and more have I gone down hither day by day, and see, my sandals have worn out the solid rock!"- passage from "She" by H. Rider Haggard
Galeries Vivienne in Paris, France
ItsSelected: Galeries Vivienne in Paris, France
Thus unfolded the 'Night of Terror' on Nov. 15, 1917, when the warden at the Occoquan Workhouse in Virginia ordered his guards to teach a lesson to the suffragists imprisoned there because they dared to picket Woodrow Wilson's White House for the right to vote. For weeks, the women's only water came from an open pail. Their food--all of it colorless slop--was infested with worms.
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French Flowers and Insects Stephen Mackey