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Intellectual and Spiritual Pursuit both considered in Theosophy. American and European Esotericists could never give up Sex Magic, and Sex Magic remains normal element in Western Esoteric Tradition…

18th century gowns and sofa which evidently was kind of a new thing at the time.

century gowns and sofa which evidently was kind of a new thing at the time.

Illustration of  a Housekeeper at rest in her Still-Room taken from the frontispiece of Nathan Bailey’s Dictionarium Domesticum 1736

Regency Servants ~ Women in the Household, via Austen Authors. Housekeeper Still-Room

It's a son, Sir!  [C'est un fils!] Monument du Costume, Jean-Michel Moreau le Jeune [1789]

It's a son, Sir! [C'est un fils!] Monument du Costume, Jean-Michel Moreau le Jeune [1789]

From Cook to Scullion. Can There Be Too Many in the Kitchen? | Sharon Lathan, Novelist

Eighteenth century kitchen - it's so big compared to what Sukey is used to!

Fishmonger, Anne Claude de Tubieres, after Edme Bouchardon, etching with some engraving, 1738.

Fishmonger, Anne Claude de Tubieres, after Edme Bouchardon, etching with some engraving, (Wooden shoes!

View of Trianon, after Lespinasse: the park at night, with in the left foreground courtiers resting on the bank of the canal, beyond at right figures in a rowing boat, and in the background, on the opposite bank, figures gathering around a tholos sheltering a statue of Cupid.  c.1781/96 Etching and engraving

View of Trianon, after Lespinasse: the park at night, with in the left foreground courtiers resting on the bank of the canal, beyond at right figures in a rowing boat, and in the background, on the opposite bank, figures gathering around a tholos sheltering a statue of Cupid. c.1781/96 Etching and engraving

Satire: a French footman drops the letter he is carrying in amazement at the sight of a huge English woman in macaroni garb with her maid and husband in a Parisian apartment.  5 November 1771 Etching

Recto Satire: a French footman drops the letter he is carrying in amazement at the sight of a huge English woman in macaroni garb with her maid and husband in a Parisian apartment. 5 November 1771 Etching © The Trustees of the British Museum

JULIE, OU LA NOUVELLE HÉLOÏSE. LETTRES DE DEUX AMANS, HABITANS D'UNE PETITE VILLE AU PIED DES ALPES. 1774–83

JULIE, OU LA NOUVELLE HÉLOÏSE. LETTRES DE DEUX AMANS, HABITANS D'UNE PETITE VILLE AU PIED DES ALPES. 1774–83

Французский костюм и нравы конца 18 века, 1789 год. - Интересное и забытое - быт и курьезы прошлых эпох.

Французский костюм и нравы конца 18 века, 1789 год. - Интересное и забытое - быт и курьезы прошлых эпох.

Four aristocrats playing whist at a table; the gentleman on the right with quizzing glass up to an eye, and the woman standing with fan are both spectators to the game. a Partie de whist: 1787 Etching

Французский костюм и нравы конца 18 века, 1789 год. - Интересное и забытое - быт и курьезы прошлых эпох.
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