The Seven Deadly Sins and The Four Last Things (1505)

The four last things: Death, Judgement, Heaven, and Hell. The seven sins: Wrath, Envy, Greed, Gluttony, Sloth, Lust, and Pride. Piece by Hieronymus Bosch.

The Seven Deadly Sins and The Four Last Things (1505)
The Seven Deadly Sins and The Four Last Things (1505)
Eye of God
Eye of God
Death
Death
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Akaname – Filth Lickers

Overview

Origin: Japan

This creature mostly just licks the filth that collects in bathtubs and bathrooms. However, It will also lick humans raw if they are impure/dirty.

Mostly found in dilapidated buildings. An Akaname is created when dust and filth gathers in large amounts. This is why they eat filth, it sustains them. They mostly come at night.

Akaname - Filth Licker
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Head of a Guillotined Man(1818) – by Théodore Géricault

A guillotine is an apparatus designed for efficiently carrying out executions by beheading. I wonder how long this head was alive after losing its body…

Head of a Guillotined Man(1818) - by Théodore Géricault

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The Works of Edgar Allan Poe – Free to Read Online & Download

“Edgar Allan Poe is the most tragic figure in our literary history…” – Vol 1 Pg xxvi

The Leery(aka Theresa) would like to dedicate this post to /r/FreeEBOOKS! My favorite group of book lovers! Stay awesome. 🙂

The Books

All of Mr. Poe’s works are contained within the following books. All of these books are free to read online and/or download on Archive.org!

Also, did you know that Poe made a book on Seashells!? – “The Conchologist’s First Book“(1839)

Related Posts: “Harry Clarke Art – Including Illustrations for Edgar Allan Poe’s Works [Part 1] [Part 2]

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The Unseen Universe – Physical Speculations on a Future State (1875)

The things which are seen are temporal, but the things which are not seen are eternal.

The great mass of mankind have always believed in some fashion in the immortality of the soul.

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Content Highlights

  • Beliefs of: The Ancient Egyptians; The Ancient Hebrews; The Ancient Greeks and Romans; The Eastern Aryans.
  • Essential requisites for continued existence.
  • Principle of Continuity.
  • Application of this principle to Christian Miracles.
  • Various hypotheses regarding matter
  • Universal gravitation.
  • The Ethereal Medium
  • Chemical Development.
  • Objections to the proposed theory of a future state.
  • Miracles and the Resurrection of Christ.