Thursday, January 8, 2009

Mother Knows Best

"For God's sake try to compose yourself...I hoped the Duke knew the whole of what you had lost and that it was all settled."

Lady Spencer
6 May 1785


  1. G's just getting started. Lady S drives me nuts, makes me laugh but I have moments when I feel for her. She must have felt like she was talking to brick, as my own mother would say.

  2. Hahaha! I think most of my choices of motherly advice are based on the fact that I heard the same thing from my mother...sometimes reading her letters just hits way too close to home.