We all have our little secrets… little, silly things we don’t want Bruited Abroad…
Things that our Husbands, our Friends, and our Servants would never understand…
We close our doors and imagine we are Unobserved…
We like to think that Really Nice People Do Not Peek At Key-Holes.
But, Ladies! Think of your own actions!
Have you ever been tempted by the Allure of The Unknown?
Even if you have never Succumbed, never looked through that wicked little hole yourself…
You’ve wanted to. Can you be sure that your Parlour-Maid is as restrained? I think you shall find that you Cannot Be Certain, if you are quite honest with yourself.
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Notes: I can think of several Murderers who would have benefited from this device… that bat Costume is really VERY fetching; I wonder if my dress-maker… but no. No, I really can’t ask her to make me such a Get-Up. Not after the scene we had over the Men’s Walking Outfit. She is SUCH a treasure, and I can’t have her refusing my custom. Sigh…
I do enjoy being a bat- rather, hanging like one. I take it that’s not yet acceptable these days?
It is Done, but Not In The Best Circles. You should start a trend, and make it Socially Acceptable. Have a Bat-Party, in which all the fine guests, in their fine finery, hang from the ceiling; you would have to figure out a system by which they could consume alcohol (perhaps a network of straws?) and mingle, but I have faith that you will come up with something. And if you have said party, Alec and I better be invited; we, too, yearn to be bats.
Cute and clever. Enjoy the A to Z challenge. Maria from Delight Directed Living
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History Sleuth – A to Z Challenge.