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TIL in 1847 Robert Liston amputated a mans leg in under 2.5 minutes operaterating so quickly he amputated the fingers of his assistant as well. Both later died from gangrene and a spectator reportedly dropped dead from fright making it the only known operation with a 300% mortality rate.

Henrietta Marchant Liston (Mrs. Robert Liston), 1800, by Stuart, Gilbert (painter, American, 1755-1828). National Gallery of Art. 1960.12.1

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Siede view, robe à la polonaise, France, 1770s. Ivory and cinnamon striped silk satin, English back; with ivory satin stomacher covered with pinked ribbon rosettes and a finely quilted ivory satin petticoat with overall lattice design and flowerheads within triangles to the hem.

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Oscar winning actor Robert Montgomery (1904-1981), joined the U.S. Navy and served as Naval Attache on British destroyers hunting U-boats. He became a PT boat commander, and participated in the D-Day invasion on board a Destroyer. Montgomery served five years of active war duty, was awarded a Bronze Star, the Good Conduct Medal, the American Defense Service Ribbon, the European Theater Ribbon with 2 Battle Stars, one Overseas Service Bar, and promoted to the rank of Lt. Commander.

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A fine striped robe à la polonaise, French, 1770s. of cinnamon and ivory satin stripes, with double engageants, English back, the interior with tapes and loops to form polonaise folds; with ivory satin stomacher covered with pinked ribbon rosettes; and a finely quilted ivory satin petticoat with overall lattice design and flowerheads within triangles to the hem; together with a modern choker made to match from Valenciennes lace and ribbon

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My kids absolutely love our Elf on The Shelf. I am so excited to use these clever ideas to surprise my kids every morning!
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Clever Elf on the Shelf Tricks and Antics

My kids absolutely love our Elf on The Shelf. I am so excited to use these clever ideas to surprise my kids every morning!

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[iNSERT] ©Mary Engelbreit Basic Dolls-2007 Robert Tonner All 10" dolls will ship with bending knees; LE 500 Each; Originally Sold For $74.99 Each Includes chemise, socks, hair ribbon as shown and shoes (Ann Estelle alone comes with eye glasses). Basic Ann Estelle by Mary Engelbreit® T7-AEBD-01 (right) Basic Sophie by Mary Engelbreit® T7-AEBD-02 (left) Basic Gracie by Mary Engelbreit® T7-AEBD-03 (center)

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Robert Rodriguez black/nude lace (LBD) extra cute

Robert Rodriguez black/nude lace (LBD) extra cute Chantilly lace with contrast four-layer underlay. Scalloped strapless neckline with fringed trim. Built-in bust support. High seamed waist; ribbon tie belt. Pleated, A-line skirt with scalloped hem. Back zip. Approx. 29"L from neckline to hem front; 16"W bust. Lace, nylon/cotton; second layer, rayon/nylon; third/fourth layers, polyester. Imported. Robert Rodriguez Dresses Strapless