Sunday, December 13, 2009

Not on the First Date...

From a 1910 Boys' Own-style adventure novel:

4 comments:

depesando said...

..that's outrageous....boxing in patent shoes.

Mrs Trefusis... said...

That's given me my best laugh in ages. Still snickering. X

silent storyteller said...

hilarious...I must embroider it on to a pillow...thank you!!!!!!!

C.B. James said...

Very good. The "Boy's Own" books and magazines are full of stuff like this. One begins to wonder just how much of it was subtext.