"One day when I was bored, to amuse myself I made a big red bow…." And then I had my manservant drive across to the slums on the other bank of the Seine and buy a child from some paupers. And then I dressed the child in a red tunic and wings. And then the war came and ruined absolutely everything.
George Barbier, L’Arc Rouge (The Red Bow) from Modes et manières d’aujourd’hui (1914).

"One day when I was bored, to amuse myself I made a big red bow…." And then I had my manservant drive across to the slums on the other bank of the Seine and buy a child from some paupers. And then I dressed the child in a red tunic and wings. And then the war came and ruined absolutely everything.

George Barbier, L’Arc Rouge (The Red Bow) from Modes et manières d’aujourdhui (1914).

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