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June 03, 2008


Mario mandingo

I thought this was to be a post on the Boy Scouts of America from the illustration on top.

Mrs. Peperium

Well, the RCBfA are, in their own way, Boy Scouts.


Here is our marching song:


Robbo the Llama Butcher

Well, Mrs. P, when it comes to the Sabine Women, I much prefer Nicholas Poussin's rendition. (And I think David's is pretty poor.)

As to Rubens' treatment of the Rape of the Daughters of Leucippus, my thought on seeing those scantily-clad yet evidently well-fed young ladies being hoisted aboard has always been that those Roman fellahs sure must have been an awful lot stronger than me.


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The Leucippus today would carry a caveat: Do Not Try This At Home.

Mrs. Peperium

Robbo, that's not me with the Sabine women. That's Mr. P. He's RCBfA. I'm just his figurine.

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