"you may not agree with his policies, but you have to admit obama is cool/funny/a good person"
you do realize you are following the same personality politics that justified bush as a down home farmhand type guy you could “have a beer with”, right? like, you’re doing the exact same thing but with different words?
Tyrion Lannister had claimed that most men would rather deny a hard truth than face it, but Jon was done with denials. He was who he was; Jon Snow, bastard and oathbreaker, motherless, friendless, and damned. For the rest of his life –however long that might be– he would be condemned to be an outsider, the silent man standing in the shadows who dares not speak his true name.
What Lady Johanna Swann would wear. She was a niece of the Lord of Stonehelm in the early second century who became an influential courtesan known as the Black Swan in Lys.
After driving pirates from the Stepstones in the late first century, the Triarchy became gradually greedier with their tolls for passage, with the Lyseni captains even taking women, girls, and comely boys to turn into bedslaves. When fifteen years old, Johanna was thus enslaved, and her niggardly uncle Lord Swann refused to pay the ransom. Johanna became a celebrated courtesan known as the Black Swan, and was eventually ruler of Lys in all but name.
1. They were rowed to the sound of music on the waters of their host’s private canal.2. They overran the house without loss of time.3. You shall go in, and take your place among the ladies you saw there!4. Then Blue Beard roared out so terribly that he made the whole house tremble..
Harry Clarke. Illustrations for Edgar Allan Poe’s Tales of Mystery and Imagination. 1919.