Tuesday, January 25, 2011

Georgiana writes to her mother...

"...The Dss of Portland* has mortify'd me by her humility in saying that tho' Dr Georgiana was a very pretty child she was afraid she has too Cavendish a face to be a handsome woman..."

-Georgiana to Lady Spencer, June 17, 1784

*Georgiana's sister-in-law


  1. Just wanted to drop by and say I love this blog!

  2. what a rude thing to say! If someone said that about my child, I would be very angry indeed.

  3. It would deserve a slap or a curt reply, in my humble opinion.