Victorious, Gay, Triumphing Unicorn

An Emblematical Print Of Culloden. [April 16, 1746] This engraving is in three divisions, inclosed by a highly decorated scroll frame. The central division is enriched at one side by a lion and rose, at the other by a unicorn and thistle, and contains the following lines:— “The Sacred Lion conquers every Foe, And tears […]

Knox’s Detective Story Decalogue

The criminal must be mentioned in the early part of the story, but must not be anyone whose thoughts the reader has been allowed to know. All supernatural or preternatural agencies are ruled out as a matter of course. Not more than one secret room or passage is allowable. No hitherto undiscovered poisons may be used, nor any appliance which will […]