Saturday, November 14, 2009

“You would be very pretty, indeed,” . . .

. . . said a gentleman patronizingly to a young lady, “if your eyes were only a little larger.” “My eyes may be very small, sir, but such people as you don’t fill them.”

– Published in The Burlington Weekly Hawk-Eye, Burlington, Iowa, Saturday, April 26, 1862, p. 2

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