In respectful disagreement
Posted by Linden on May 10, 1998 at 02:54:48:
In response to about that rake..., written by P. Bingham on May 10, 1998 at 00:53:37
] I think modern women have a romantic view of "rake". In Jane Austen's time, this was serious business and a rake was a rake and you avoided him less you lose all accountability and your honor.
Um... not all women could have avoided him, or how could he become a rake?
- But isn't that the appeal of a Rake? Caroline 09:57:32 5/10/98 (2)
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