Cixi sits in a sedan chair, surrounded by eunuchs, circa Rumor has it that Cixi bribed the eunuchs to get better access to the emperor. Out of dozens of concubines, Cixi was the only one to bear a child.
O Rose thou art sick. The invisible worm, That flies in the night In the howling storm: Has found out thy bed Of crimson joy: And his dark secret love Does thy life destroy.
The Heart Surprise Frame
Page of Bladelin Triptych by WEYDEN, Rogier van der in the Web Gallery of Art, a searchable image collection and database of European painting, sculpture and architecture
The Emperor's Soul by Brian Sanderson. When Shai is caught replacing the Moon Scepter with her nearly flawless forgery, she must bargain for her life and create--to Forge--a new soul for the emperor in less than one hundred days.
The Most Infamous and Notorious People Throughout History
The first Mongol Yuan Emperor Taizu, better known as Genghis Khan c. 1400 composed 200 years after the Emperor's rule. National Palace Museum in Taipei, Taiwan.
Hans Christian Andersen Quotes Brave soldier, never fear. Even though your death is near.