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There is wind where the rose was,
Cold rain where sweet grass was,
And clouds like sheep
Stream o'er the steep
Grey skies where the lark was.

Nought warm where your hand was,
Nought gold where your hair was,
But phantom, forlorn,
Beneath the thorn,
Your ghost where your face was.

Cold wind where your voice was,
Tears, tears where my heart was,
And ever with me,
Child, ever with me,
Silence where hope was.

November by Walter de la Mare
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Could you have survived the Victorian times?

mheredgemheredge TeacherHere and therePosts: 28,130 mod
Do you have what it takes to live as the Victorians did?

http://www.playbuzz.com/charlotteb11/would-you-survive-the-victorian-era

Comments

  • mheredgemheredge Teacher Here and therePosts: 28,130 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: 1,299 ✭✭✭
    I'd never survive that era.
    I'm glad to live in this present.
  • mheredgemheredge Teacher Here and therePosts: 28,130 mod
    I'm sure I would survive quite easily @Csilla. Life in many poorer countries isn't so different in many ways.
  • KhaliedKhalied EgyptPosts: 2,228 ✭✭✭✭✭
    I'm true victorian.
  • mheredgemheredge Teacher Here and therePosts: 28,130 mod
    Are you Victorian in your old fashioned views or just in what discomfort you could put up with @gomaa?
  • KhaliedKhalied EgyptPosts: 2,228 ✭✭✭✭✭
    @mheredge just quiz I'm try to answer yup I love old fashioned.
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