Quick Index Board Index Home FAQ Site Map
|About that riddle
Written by SusanH
(2/8/2011 10:24 a.m.)
in consequence of the missive, Glad you brought it up, penned by BarbaraB
This riddle can be seen as a suggestion that Mr. Woodhouse (in his youth) got around quite a bit and now suffers from syphilis. His strict adherence to a light diet and continual fear of the cold are in line with treatment of the day for such an ailment.
Groupread is maintained by Myretta with WebBBS 3.21.