Nolite Te Bastardes Carborundum-The Handmaids Tale by Margaret Atwood

The last 4.5 months have been filled with things I was too scared to do, things I thought I’d never be able to do again and things I fought to be able to do again. This was one of them. ‘Don’t let the bastards grind you down’ means more to me now than it did when I initially wanted this done. Thank you again to the incomparable @xmarks for the tattoo, the chats and the comfy chair.

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5 thoughts on “Nolite Te Bastardes Carborundum-The Handmaids Tale by Margaret Atwood”

  1. I first read Handmaid’s Tale in high school and I remember copying the Nolite quote into my diary. The words and the translation have stuck with me ever since (a very long time). Nice ink.

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