Reading direction changes from right-to-left to left-to-right each line.
The colloquial three 'r's' of basic learning
1776; French; National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC
Oil on wood, Wellington Museum
French author, filmmaker.
American statesman, scientist and philosopher
English essayist, poet and dramatist
Go up and down the alleys. 1907-1963
"at high noon at a small college near the beach, sober"
"Nothing is the same to anyone. Moscow is east of Nairobi"
"Under the hive-like dome the stooping haunted readers go up and down the alleys"
Old Lady: "Good afternoon, ladies and gentlemen, it's so nice to see such a large turnout this afternoon. And I'd like to start off by welcoming our guest speakers for this afternoon,... Mr Wadsworth..." Wordsworth: "Wordsworth!" Old Lady: "Sorry, Wordsworth... Mr John Koots, and Percy Bysshe." Shelley: "Shelley!" Old Lady: "Just a little one, medium dry, (a dwarf assistant pours her a sherry) and Alfred Lorde." Tennyson: "Tennyson." Old Lady: "Tennis ball!" Tennyson: "Son! Son!"
1898; oil on board; Phillips Collection, Washington, D.C.
1768/70, oil on canvas; private collection
1665, National Gallery of Ireland, Dublin
1505, oil on panel; National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC
Directors, The Coen Brothers
1980 - Best Spoken Word Album
An annual music festival held simultaneously in Leeds and Reading. Held over the Bank Holiday weekend.