Tuesday, February 19, 2013

On the Duchess of Gordon

'She looks as fierce as a dragon and contents herself with spending her breath upon politics, and ringing a daily peal in the ears of her poor husband, with whom, Lord William says, she squabbles more than ever.'
-Lady Louisa Stuart

4 comments:

  1. how glorious.

    fierce as a DRAGON.

    we're going to use that, somehow, in conversation tomorrow.

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  2. They were so much more poetic with their insults back then. it is certainly something to strive for!

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  4. Really interesting.

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