Saturday, May 12, 2012

Even her Best Friends...

Beautiful?  Certainly.  Still, the truth was undeniable:  Lady Adelaide's intractable personal-hygiene issues were such that cats two blocks away would start yowling at the approach of her barouche. 

Fortunately, Papa had netted three quarters of Kensington when he agreed to wed Lady Adelaide's dear Mama (only slightly less afflicted), and so she married into a lesser branch of middling Balkan royalty; such things were practically insignificant at court in Cetinje.

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