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ARSENIC, n. A kind of cosmetic greatly affected by the ladies, whom it greatly affects in turn."Eat arsenic? Yes, all you get," Consenting, he did speak up;"'Tis better you should eat it, pet, Than put it in my teacup." --Joel Huck

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 Today in History - 11/22

  • 365 [Felix II] ends his reign as Catholic Pope
  • 498 St Symmachus begins his reign as Pope replacing Anastasius II
  • 1221 Frederik II Hohenstaufen crowned Roman-German Emperor
  • 1346 Street fights in Utrecht, Hollandsgezinde Gunterlingen statements
  • 1497 Portuguese navigator Vasco da Gama rounds Cape of Good Hope
  • 1542 Spain delegates "New Laws" against slavery in America
  • 1675 English king Charles II adjourns parliament