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Written by Nasima
(1/13/2004 5:53 a.m.)
in consequence of the missive, "She smiles too much", penned by Vanessa M
]When I first thought about the possibility of it being a Regency-era fashion issue was that perhaps (don't laugh) it had something to do with the state of people's teeth at that time. I read somewhere that in Elizabethan times the most prized attribute that a woman could have was full set of teeth. Seriously, I think it is quite possible that Darcy considered smiling too much countrified and unsophisticated.
You know, you are very clever, women in that era must be suffering from the worry of loosing their teeth.I'm sorry but I can't help laughing 'LS' (laugh silently)
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