historical beardality

The chief news is that I have grown a beard! Its color is very much admired, and it is generally considered extremely effective, though some ill-bred persons have been observed to laugh. It is a red-brown of the most approved tint, and makes me look like a French decadent poet—or something equally distinguished.
-An Excerpt from A Letter Sent by Lytton Strachey to His Mother

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~ by ironcupshrug on 12/17/2009.

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