20 Aug, 2014 427 notes

victoriousvocabulary:

ÉLAN
[noun]
1. spirit.
2. zeal.
3. ardour.
Etymology: French, deverbal of élancer.
[Benny Andersson - Candle of Life]

victoriousvocabulary:

ÉLAN

[noun]

1. spirit.

2. zeal.

3. ardour.

Etymology: French, deverbal of élancer.

[Benny Andersson - Candle of Life]

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20 Aug, 2014 596 notes

victoriousvocabulary:

VERGÄNGLICHKEIT
[noun]
transience; ephemerality; the state or fact of lasting only for a short time; transitory nature.
Etymology: German vergänglich (transitory) + -keit (suffix to turn an adjective into a noun).
[Jacek Yerka]

victoriousvocabulary:

VERGÄNGLICHKEIT

[noun]

transience; ephemerality; the state or fact of lasting only for a short time; transitory nature.

Etymology: German vergänglich (transitory) + -keit (suffix to turn an adjective into a noun).

[Jacek Yerka]

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20 Aug, 2014 2,399 notes

aseaofquotes:

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, A Study in Scarlet

aseaofquotes:

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, A Study in Scarlet

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20 Aug, 2014 130,822 notes

thatpeskynargle:

insuperabilis:

amandaonwriting:

Frankenstein’s Monster

AT LAST THE EPITOME OF MY FRUSTRATIONS

my honors English class read this book a few months ago, and it was upsetting how many people still referred to the monster as Frankenstein, weeks later

thatpeskynargle:

insuperabilis:

amandaonwriting:

Frankenstein’s Monster

AT LAST THE EPITOME OF MY FRUSTRATIONS

my honors English class read this book a few months ago, and it was upsetting how many people still referred to the monster as Frankenstein, weeks later

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20 Aug, 2014 631 notes

victoriousvocabulary:

SEUL
[adjective]
1. lonely, alone.
2. only.
3. single.
Etymology: from Old French sol, soul, “alone”, from Latin sōlus, “alone, sole, only”.
[Daniel Danger]

victoriousvocabulary:

SEUL

[adjective]

1. lonely, alone.

2. only.

3. single.

Etymology: from Old French sol, soul, “alone”, from Latin sōlus, “alone, sole, only”.

[Daniel Danger]

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13 Aug, 2014 599 notes

newspaperblackout:

Newspaper Blackouts by Austin Kleon

Follow me on Twitter (@austinkleon) or Instagram for daily poems.

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12 Aug, 2014 2,654 notes

fairycemetery:

❤
12 Aug, 2014 45,243 notes

How I imagine it went down

  • C.S. Lewis: I made you a character in my book!
  • J.R.R. Tolkien: OMG me too!
  • Lewis: You're the man who created the wardrobe that leads to Narnia!
  • Tolkien: ...
  • Lewis: Who am I?
  • Tolkien: A tree
  • Lewis: ............
  • Tolkien: But, like, a cool tree
12 Aug, 2014 76 notes

everyday-use:

Homework for days ಠ⌣ಠ

everyday-use:

Homework for days ಠ⌣ಠ

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12 Aug, 2014 392 notes

"i love you with claws
and lungs, a longing
to tear open the sky
to feel against me warmth
(your shade and color)
to be burned by
that beautiful quality
of light."
12 Aug, 2014 717 notes

aseaofquotes:

— E.E. Cummings

aseaofquotes:

— E.E. Cummings

08 Aug, 2014 62,861 notes

"

I believe that
your soul

and
my soul

are
very

old friends.

"

Mandeq Ahmed, “Mates” (via crescentlips)

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08 Aug, 2014 332 notes

tattoolit:

My tattoo from Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead. 

tattoolit:

My tattoo from Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead. 

08 Aug, 2014 59,300 notes

xylodemon:


#jon snow and stannis baratheon’s bitchfest at the wall part one


if I ever stop reblogging this, just assume that I’ve died

xylodemon:

if I ever stop reblogging this, just assume that I’ve died

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