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Silver Crescent for Baroness Varju:

Instrumental or mechanical science is of all the noblest and the most useful, seeing that by means of this all animated bodies that have movement perform all their actions; and these movements are based on the center of gravity which is placed in the middle dividing unequal weights, and it has dearth and wealth of muscles and also lever and counter-lever. Thus are the instruments of honor and chivalry lifted into the sky by the Loyal Servant of the Crown and Artist, Baroness Katarzyna Gwozdz, called Varju. Repetition of form is the essence of excellence and Baroness Varju has perfected the art of lever and counter-lever by her steadfast marshaling of the list trees of the East Kingdom, only on very extraordinary occasions resorting to the deployment of the Shield of Shame. So often has she used this science in the service of the Crown that We, Brennen and Caoilfhionn, King and Queen of the East are motivated to induct her into the Order of the Silver Crescent. Done this day (INSERT DATE).

Note I left for the Scribe: Change King and Queen to Emperor and Empress if you would like, I did it as K&Q for the sake of period-ness to DaVinci. I have no opinion either way.

This first sentence of scroll text is DaVinci’s words in a treatise on Naval Warfare, Mechanical Appliances and Music

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