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Author Topic: Mid-Victorian Heart-throb  (Read 3034 times)
Camellia Wingnut
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United States Minor Outlying Islands United States Minor Outlying Islands


Take my camel, dear. . . .


« on: May 24, 2014, 11:19:15 pm »

My Dears,
Once in a blue moon, one discovers that genius and good looks converge, and that truly beautiful and romantic people did exist in the past. For your delectation, Johannes Brahms in 1853:
Gt.-Aunt Camellia
Who proves that hearts can still flutter after centuries!
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Take my camel, dear, said my aunt Camellia, climbing down from that animal on her return from high mass. The camel, a white Arabian Dhalur (single hump) from the famous herd of the Ruola tribe, had been a parting present, its saddle-bags stuffed with low-carat [sic] gold and flashy orient gems, from a rich desert tycoon. . . .
Hurricane Annie
Zeppelin Captain
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New Zealand New Zealand



« Reply #1 on: May 25, 2014, 02:41:42 am »

 My my  Aunt Camellia

  There were  rogues  that stole ladies hearts in all ages. A catalogue of the devilishly handsome   and villainous

http://bushrangersau.blogspot.co.nz/2011/03/owen-hargraves-suffolk.html



http://historygeek.co.nz/2012/09/23/the-truth-behind-new-zealands-most-photogenic-criminal/



http://metro.co.uk/2013/02/12/very-unusual-suspects-revealed-in-first-ever-british-police-mugshots-from-1800s-3465648/



http://nzetc.victoria.ac.nz/tm/scholarly/tei-MacHist-t1-body-d23-d2.html



https://www.flickr.com/photos/twm_news/6628432845/in/set-72157628699736505/



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Camellia Wingnut
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United States Minor Outlying Islands United States Minor Outlying Islands


Take my camel, dear. . . .


« Reply #2 on: May 25, 2014, 10:38:15 am »

My Dear Fairy Penguin,
Do I see a Maori in there?
C.W.
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Prof. Comberthwaite
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« Reply #3 on: May 25, 2014, 12:06:51 pm »

Makes a change to see a photo of Brahms of an age when he wrote much of his music, rather than as an old man with a great beard.
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Prof. Comberthwaite
Ancient Historian | Archeoastronomer | Ethnochronologist
Hurricane Annie
Zeppelin Captain
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New Zealand New Zealand



« Reply #4 on: May 25, 2014, 12:17:56 pm »

My Dear Fairy Penguin,
Do I see a Maori in there?
C.W.

 Yes  Dear Camellia  you  have a keen eye

 There are many a  handsome tane  in our far flung antipodean  out post.
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