Posted by kathleen (elder) on July 14, 1997 at 16:14:19:
In reply to Re: Longing for, and an almost irrational preference for the period posted by Rita on July 14, 1997 at 15:37:29
] ] Anybody else feel this way?
] ] It's true that mores were more sensible and dress not so confining. I find myself thinking with disparagement about other eras, too, in comparison, including my own.
] I do!
I do, too, until I remember that I would most likely have been among the tenant farmers, and possibly sent into service at an early age. Even had I been among the gentry, as a woman I wouldn't have had very many options. Overall, while the Regency seems a pretty enough time to visit, I probably fit best into the current era!
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