18th-century England and Ireland viewed through the eyes of four beautiful high-born sisters - Caroline, Emily, Louisa, and Sarah Lennox, great-granddaughters of a king, daughters of a cabinet minister, and wives of politicians and peers.
Did You Know?
The beaded necklace Geraldine Somerville
(Lady Emily) wears during the scene in which her character reads a letter from her son, who is at Eton, is the same necklace Kate Beckinsale
(Emma Woodhouse) wears when she sings with Frank Churchill at Randalls in Emma
(1996). See more
, who was the principal actress playing the second Lennox sister Emily, appears in the background as a mourner in the scene where Lady Caroline and Mr. Fox are talking at a funeral in the first episode of the series. At this point in the story, the character of Emily is a child so Geraldine was available as an extra and the casting directors didn't think anyone would notice. See more
Is not the act of love... strange? Jimmy says that its frequent use is necessary to a woman's health and happiness.
That's abominably indelicate.
He says what he thinks.
I'm sure one sees many mighty comfortable old virgins.
Perhaps that is so. But one is awfully glad not to be among them...
The Croppy Boy
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