Saturday, February 11, 2017

The 'Accurate' Mr Darcy

Using the standards of Jane Austen's time for gentlemanly 'hotness', scholars have constructed an historically accurate portrait of Mr Darcy (Pride and Prejudice). To fans' disappointment, he bears no resemblance to Colin Firth or the Matthews - Macfadyen or Rhys..
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Read here and here to learn why to learn why a pasty complexion and big thighs were features that made the ladies of the 1790s swoon.

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