Friday, October 2, 2009

Queen Victoria's Men

Queen Victoria's image today is that of a regal figure, but also a dowdy one, buttoned-up and forbidding. Indeed, the very era to which she lent her name is synonymous with sexual prudishness and emotional repression. But the real Victoria was very different. Romantic and unconventional, she was prone to wild tantrums and uncontrolled outbursts of passion.

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