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Contemplation upon the skull of the Sweep

Sat in contemplation of events just gone, the cloak of melancholia draped close about my shoulders and dressed it could be said appropriately in my smoking jacket, sampling the scorched taint to the air. I held within my grasp the … Continue reading

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Fire atop the Institute – a note from the Master’s desk

This recounts the story of the night late last November that will live long in infamous memory to all present to witness. Whilst not about to advance your understanding of our studies here, it is nevertheless relevant to the life … Continue reading

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‘Just Like A Chap’ by Mr.B The Gentleman Rhymer – YouTube

‘Just Like A Chap’ by Mr.B The Gentleman Rhymer – YouTube. A chap, some style, some music, who needs anymore? Click thru – worth a listen

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Case Notes – Amativeness, Miasma and Hackney Bill

Making my philanthropic rounds of the workhouse I was pressed by the Beagle to examine a young miscreant who presented with symptoms of weakness of the limbs, lingering torpor and a dullness of vision. Introduced to Bill, a man so … Continue reading

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“Phrenology – Heads Up!” T-Shirts & Hoodies by xenostral | Redbubble

  “Phrenology – Heads Up!” T-Shirts & Hoodies by xenostral | Redbubble.

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Powers and Organs of the Mind

Powers and Organs of the Mind. via Powers and Organs of the Mind.

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Of observation

For every Phrenologist either practising or a seeker who is Phrenophile every outing can be an opportunity to sharpen their skills. A restful afternoon tea, a journey via public conveyance or even a post prandial ambulation can offer occasion for … Continue reading

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A rummage under the topper

Phrenology developed in the the late 1790s by a German Physician, Franz Joseph Gall, studies the organs of the brain as manifest by the outward appearance. This handy science much developed during Victorian’s reign (God bless her) allows a chap … Continue reading

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