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by The Most Serene Republic of Aleixandria. . 96 reads.

Thank You

Gentle Grace

The plurality of this post is OOC except for the tangential IC hyperlinks.

Yesterday I stumbled upon a post edited 82 days ago (today being 16 June 2021 CE, or 26 Gemini 11721 HE) from a frequent voter in the polls. It seemed like a courteous idea, and, having become attached to Aethelia's polls, I decided to return the favour. As it articulates, a poll by Aethelia that closed 86 days ago sought to thank recent or frequent voters in a bit goodwill and appreciation (of a cause, not a consequence) for the eligible all. Whilst has been a couple of months since this was relevant, I want to thank Aethelia for the nomination, and the other nominated nations and the votes of the electors for their existence on NS. I use "thank" to signify the related "think" and "thought" for the interest of "(re)cognition, attention". I especially want to thank Aethelia for their (I presume feminine pronouns, but I cautiously use androgynous out of prudent respect) contributions to the NS community by each poll they have created.

In honour of the lunar, stellar and nocturnal bard and witch of Aethelia, I present to you the the scene decoration (toile de fond) of the Sternenhalle ("star hall", similar to a Sternenmeer or "star sea") of Karl Friedrich Schinkel for the Königin der Nacht (in Die Zauberflöte or The Magic Flute composed by Mozart, with the dramatic and theatric lyrics of the Singspiel or the musical and textual opera by Johann Joseph "Emanuel" Schikaneder). It is famous for two verses of a strophic quatrain (iambic pentameter prior to an iambic trimeter quatrain, with the opera predominately and rhythmically iambic tetrameter) in an aria.

    Der Hölle Rache kocht in meinem Herzen,
    Tod und Verzweiflung flammet um mich her!

Thank you for your acute commentary on important topics or the tea (apologises for being a camp queen). May you have vengeance upon your enemies!

From the Kupferstichkabinett, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, with an exhibition or exposition about LinkSchinkel (in addition to Albrecht Dürer and Alessandro "Sandro" di Mariano di Vanni Filipepi Botticelli's Linkillustrations of Dante's Inferno from the Florentine and Italian Renaissance)

Nominated Nations

Ubekibekibekibekistanstan, Boring People, PR Mystic Force, Graag Brom, Voxija, The bigtopia, Explodeingtnt, Goraria, East Mospolinten, Baden-Wuerttemberg, Lightford,The dragonoids, Lady Galadriel, Haarmony, PR Mighty Morphin


Ubekibekibekibekistanstan, M808B Main Battle Tank, East Mospolinten, Rebels and saints, Graag Brom, PR Mystic Force, Baden-Wuerttemberg, Ian kemble