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Padding things a bit with repetitive backstory, Bertie? >_>
Your innocent daughters are gonna become white slave hoors, New York City!!! :D
The melodramatic dialogue completes me. ^_^
What pictures could the imagination paint, the transition from comfort & the smiles of fond & idolizing parents, from the purity of stainless maidenhood, to the hell of that atmosphere, to the life of the painted, heart-broken courtesan, whose smile is like sunlight falling upon a tomb. There may be brightness without, yet within there is wretchedness and misery; darker, colder, more bitter than death!
"Nearly all the hack-drivers in town are Irish, & a saucy, cheating, good for nothing set of scoundrels they are too. If you were to rake the dominions of his sulphuric majesty with a fine-toothed comb, you couldn't find a more unprincipled, rascally set!"
If the guy speaking (who's not the hero) wasn't such a sneaky, emotionally stunted douche, this would be a hero-harem worthy speech. :P
1923....2016....same as it ever was. :P
Something tells me H.L. would enjoy the fuck out of this election. :P
"No — I never have any," replied the poor girl, feeling that she must speak & not offend the strange visitor.
"Niver have ony ? Och, an' it's yerself that's a bloody fool, then, wid yer purty looks. Yez could make lots o' money."
If more classics had trashy period realism like this, people wouldn't hate them so much. :P
Guess whooooooo? :D
I'm sensing some impending imperiled virtue.
"Use not such harsh terms, my dear. It is not murder! Mrs. Sitstill, to whom I would send you, is a kind woman, a very useful one to society. Many a girl from the highest grades of our aristocracy thanks her now, that her name is free from stain."
Aborshuns! :O Hah, even in 1849, someone's calling BS on the myth of 24/7 chaperonage.
Uh oh, ze Fronchy azzent! :P