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Oberon,_Titania_and_Puck_with_Fairies_Dancing._William_Blake._c.1786.
I LOVE pictures of people moving in a circle...
 

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@Mythopoeika I'm thinking Shaker-type Christians in the US?

It's aWONDERFUL picture :oldm:
 

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Yes ... It's an engraving from circa 1840 illustrating a Shaker dance or 'march'.
my second guess was going to be something from Gormenghast!
 

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A poem by my friend Paul de Jong. I find the idea fascinating. Could something like this really be written on an Egyptian papyrus somewhere?

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A poem by my friend Paul de Jong. I find the idea fascinating. Could something like this really be written on an Egyptian papyrus somewhere? ...
I doubt it ... Ancient Egypt seems to have been a pretty rigidly class-stratified society. Anyone who was "vested in the program" and literate / affluent / important enough to leave a coffin (tomb; etc.) would have bought into the elaborate afterlife mythos and not risked screwing up their eternity by shooting off their mouths. Conversely, anyone in the lower class(-es) or a disenfranchised position who might well have that attitude weren't privileged to leave any persistent evidence of their disgruntlement.
 

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Oh, Enola Gaia, too tidy.

This was the society who wanted to get drunk, take it all with them, and have Ushabis do all the hard work afterwards.
 

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Book Of The Dead: Spell 30
(Stop The Heart From Betraying Its Owner)
O my heart which i had from my Mother,
O my heart which i had on Earth,
do not rise up against me as a witness in the presence of the Lord Of Things,
do not speak against me saying what I have done,
do not bring up against me anything I have done in the presence of the Great God,
Lord Of The West.
 

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And they invented Cats.

The rest of the world was getting along perfectly well with Ferrets...
 
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