Wednesday, March 11, 2009

Daily Dose

From A Strange Eventful History: The Dramatic Lives of Ellen Terry, Henry Irving, and Their Remarkable Families, by Michael Holroyd


"With the 'Hair of Gold' and 'Crimson Lips' delebrated in a sonnet by Oscar Wilde, and a mysterious smile which perhaps concealed no mystery, she was recognized as a Pre-Raphaelite ideal."

From Part One, Chapter One: A Story in a Book

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