Thomas Dewing – The Hermit Thrush, 1890

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Pretty Is As Pretty Does; Kate Chase

Kate Chase’s mother died when she was five. Her father Salmon P. Chase had the unlucky habit of marrying women who up and died. Kate was named after Salmon’s first wife when Kate was born to his second wife. After the death of Kate’s mother (the second wife) he married yet again. A bunch of…