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"And down with all kings but King Ludd!" - Lord Byron and the Luddites

"Livery Stable Blues"

"To attain the highest.”

"This day, by the blessing of Almighty God, I have lived thirty-two years in the world"

"Maaki di biiki ön."

"I will burn your city, your land, your self" - the sack of Baghdad in 1258 and the last of the Abbasid caliphs

De revolutionibus orbium coelestium - Nicolaus Kopernikus

"... that genius among German emperors"

Black sheep of the family - Curious Count Fyodor Ivanovich Tolstoy

An ideological superstructure of the German Peasant's War - The Twelve Articles of Memmingen

"You all did see that on the Lupercal" - The Roman festival of Lupercalia on 13 February

"Battle of the Herrings" in the Hundred Years' War

"Woe from Wit" - How the poet Griboyedov lost his head in the Great Game

"Bunga, Bunga!" - The Great "Dreadnought" Hoax

The devil went down to Devonshire - the Devil's footprints found in 1855