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Event:Roses any one?
Date:Monday, December 5, 2005
Time:12:00 pm
Location:London Englnad
Description:Throw the roses for the 175th birthday of Chirstina Georgina Rossetti. Her first verses were publish when she was 12! Hymn-wise she is most famouly known for writing In the Bleak Midwinter and Love Came Down at Christmas. It is said that her writings were likely influenced by experiences in her childhood when she was surrounded by Italian exiles and English eccentrics. Her brother Dante Gabriel Rossetti used her as a model for Virgin Mary in his Ecce Ancilla Domini.

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