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|And thanks from me.
Written by Rachel G
(10/8/2008 4:52 p.m.)
in consequence of the missive, Ah, the vexed question of mourning in our era ;-), penned by JulieW
What a puzzle it all is. I find it instructive to realise how much information about such commonplace topics has been lost in less than two centuries. I'm sure that when Persuasion was first published, readers would have been able to make a much more nuanced interpretation of those black ribbons.
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