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  • My own interest in Bethlem and madness came from a number of sources; the onomatopoeic clangour of the word Bedlam itself, suggesting an infernal din, like a bedstead falling downstairs, somehow echoed in the vast Victorian asylum near my childhood home, and its noisy but harmless residents, who occasionally spilled out into the streets, weeping and shouting.

    Bedlam

  • My own interest in Bethlem and madness came from a number of sources; the onomatopoeic clangour of the word Bedlam itself, suggesting an infernal din, like a bedstead falling downstairs, somehow echoed in the vast Victorian asylum near my childhood home, and its noisy but harmless residents, who occasionally spilled out into the streets, weeping and shouting.

    Bedlam

  • My own interest in Bethlem and madness came from a number of sources; the onomatopoeic clangour of the word Bedlam itself, suggesting an infernal din, like a bedstead falling downstairs, somehow echoed in the vast Victorian asylum near my childhood home, and its noisy but harmless residents, who occasionally spilled out into the streets, weeping and shouting.

    Bedlam

  • Whether that enemy bears the name Bedlam, it is nothing compared to the danger we presently face.

    LEGENDS OF THE DRAGONREALM

  • Whether that enemy bears the name Bedlam, it is nothing compared to the danger we presently face.

    LEGENDS OF THE DRAGONREALM

  • Whether that enemy bears the name Bedlam, it is nothing compared to the danger we presently face.

    LEGENDS OF THE DRAGONREALM

  • Reading her blog Adventures in Bedlam I came across her post Three Favourite Books of All Time which got me thinking about the commonalities between reading and writing, and that perhaps there were many more layers to “writing what you read”.

    Common Threads in Reading and Writing « Write Anything

  • Now, the harshest of these tunes, musically speaking and lyrically, was a song from our last record, The Delivery Man, called Bedlam, which is a retelling of the nativity story in the reality of a modern refugee situation.

    Costello and Toussaint, 'A River in Reverse'

  • Now, the harshest of these tunes, musically speaking and lyrically, was a song from our last record, The Delivery Man, called Bedlam, which is a retelling of the nativity story in the reality of a modern refugee situation.

    Costello and Toussaint, 'A River in Reverse'

  • The name Bedlam is a corruption of the Hebrew "Bethlehem" -- meaning the House of

    A Psychiatric Milestone Bloomingdale Hospital Centenary, 1821-1921

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  • Little mary's of bethleham mental instetute.

    February 3, 2010