The Way We Were

Tempora mutantur, nos et mutamur in illis. The way things used to be, unimaginable now…

“Probably the most curious by-product of the famous Palmer poisoning case was a book, published in London some four years after the doctor’s execution [ie, in 1860 or thereabouts] which translated the entire trial record, along with an account of Palmer’s sporting activities, into classical Greek.”

From Victorian Studies In Scarlet by Richard D Altick (1970)

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