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  • The Bird Charmer at Tuileries Gardens

    The Bird Charmer at Tuileries Gardens


    Being a bird charmer is not a normal profession but, if you live in Paris, there is a much greater chance that you could actually make a living charming mankind’s feathered friends. The Tuileries Gardens near the Louvre was the perfect place for Henri Pol to ply this trade.

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Past Article

Bob Teevan


The concept of temperance may be defined as life without alcohol or abstinence from alcoholic drink. The first vestiges of “temperance” appeared in the early 19th century when the average American was drinking seven gallons of alcohol each year. Temperance enthusiasts said that drinking led to violence. They were right, but temperance as a social experiment failed. Miserably!

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