Great Moments in Literature

As the first part of an ongoing series, I shall take excerpts from great works of literature and philosophy and offer them up for your amusement. Really, they’re just things I found funny in old books. The first offering comes from “The Three Musketeers”.

“Her hair, which, from being light in her youth, had become chestnut, and which she wore curled very plainly, and with much powder, admirably set off her face, in which the most rigid critic could only have desired a little less rouge, and the most fastidious sculptor a little more fineness in the nose.”

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