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March 2016

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    Hangs Thereby a Tail

    Assyrian bas relief. British Museum.

    He was a tall, thin man in his early fifties, with long graying hair retreating from a high forehead, and an erect aristocratic bearing better suited to a baronet than to an artist and professor of art history. He gave no hint that he harbored the kind of curiosity that leads to mortality in felines. Continue Reading →