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  • The imposing statue of General Franz Sigel in Forest Park.
  • I cycle home past the general every evening if I follow my usual Forest Park route.

    He really is rather handsome on top of his horse.

    Rather vain, perhaps.

    A quality that seems just as pertinent today as it was then.

    But I don't think today's generals will get the equestrian treatment.

    A shame really. A horse makes a man. In bronze, at least.
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