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The Poor Poet (1839) is a painting by Carl Spitzweg
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The Poor Poet (1839) is a painting by Carl Spitzweg

"As she stood in my garrett doorway, tall and proud, she seemed to reach the stature of an antique sibyl." --Prince of Bohemia

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Kunstformen der Natur (1904) by Ernst Haeckel
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  1. An attic or semi-finished room just beneath the roof of a house.
    On an exceptionally hot evening early in July a young man came out of the garret in which he lodged in S. Place and walked slowly, as though in hesitation, towards K. bridge. — Fyodor Dostoevsky, Crime and Punishment, Constance Garnett translation.




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