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"Still lie the sheltering snows, undimmed and white;
And reigns the winter's pregnant silence still;
No sign of spring, save that the catkins fill,
And willow stems grow daily red and bright.
These are days when ancients held a rite
Of expiation for the old year's ill,
And prayer to purify the new year's will."
Helen Hunt Jackson, A Calendar of Sonnet's: February
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Could you have survived the Victorian times?

mheredgemheredge WordsmithHere and therePosts: 24,008 mod
Do you have what it takes to live as the Victorians did?

http://www.playbuzz.com/charlotteb11/would-you-survive-the-victorian-era
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  • mheredgemheredge Wordsmith Here and therePosts: 24,008 mod
    No surprise really. I'm used to a fairly basic lifestyle (the scrubbing board for laundry is a luxury I don't have). I'm not sure I'd have fancied wearing a corset though.

    Congrats, you would survive the Victorian era! You have a great knack for creativity and resourcefulness, and you are flexible enough to go without modern luxuries. Yet again, you are also appreciative of the lost arts of the Victorian era and you enjoy beauty and its implementation into everyday life. If you were transported back in time, you'd fare well!
  • soshiant1992soshiant1992 Posts: 28 ✭✭
    i would survive but there wouldn't be a middle ground either i was a blue collar or white collar .and depending on that i would have fun or not
  • [Deleted User][Deleted User] Posts: 0 ✭✭✭
    I'd never survive that era.
    I'm glad to live in this present.
  • mheredgemheredge Wordsmith Here and therePosts: 24,008 mod
    I'm sure I would survive quite easily @Csilla. Life in many poorer countries isn't so different in many ways.
  • KhaliedKhalied EgyptPosts: 2,214 ✭✭✭✭✭
    I'm true victorian.
  • mheredgemheredge Wordsmith Here and therePosts: 24,008 mod
    Are you Victorian in your old fashioned views or just in what discomfort you could put up with @gomaa?
  • KhaliedKhalied EgyptPosts: 2,214 ✭✭✭✭✭
    @mheredge just quiz I'm try to answer yup I love old fashioned.
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