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M.M. Bennetts

Permit me to name Bennetts to you...

Postby M.M. Bennetts » Fri August 27th, 2010, 9:39 am

"...A liar and a cheat, a drunkard and a disgrace, a hot-headed, hot-blooded Casanova, a useless, feckless, worthless hobbledehoy...a good-for-nothing blaggard and a slubberdegullion."

The author of May 1812 and the forthcoming, Of Honest Fame; a semi-professional accompanist and pianist specialising in music of the late 18th and early 19th centuries; a keen cross country rider and reluctant dressage competitor.


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MLE (Emily Cotton)
Interest in HF: started in childhood with the classics, which, IMHO are HF even if they were contemporary when written.
Favorite HF book: Prince of Foxes, by Samuel Shellabarger
Preferred HF: Currently prefer 1600 and earlier, but I'll read anything that keeps me turning the page.
Location: California Bay Area

Postby MLE (Emily Cotton) » Fri August 27th, 2010, 2:26 pm

Welcome! With all those qualities, you should have no problem fitting in here. I've always wanted to do dressage, but never had the time.

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Location: Wisconsin, USA

Postby LoveHistory » Fri August 27th, 2010, 3:21 pm

What can one say to such an introduction, other than to assure you in the most enthusiastic terms that you shall feel right at home here.


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Location: Brooklyn, NY

Postby fljustice » Fri August 27th, 2010, 4:18 pm

Welcome! Someone posted a link to your site in another thread. I very much enjoyed your post on reassessing Jane Eyre. I'm sure you'll have fun here!
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Postby M.M. Bennetts » Fri August 27th, 2010, 5:48 pm

Thank you all. And may I just say that in the main the charge of slubberdegullion is untrue. I never slop gravy on my tie or waistcoat. That is to say, almost never. I should have to be very drunk indeed to do so...

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Location: Seattle, WA

Postby Misfit » Fri August 27th, 2010, 6:02 pm

Welcome! And from your posts you seem to have already made yourself very much at home.
At home with a good book and the cat...
...is the only place I want to be

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Currently reading: "The Black Friar" by S G MacLean & "Little Women" by Louisa May Alcott
Preferred HF: Plantagenets, Victorian, crime
Location: Essex/London

Postby Madeleine » Fri August 27th, 2010, 7:16 pm

Welcome MM, love that slubberdegullion word!
Currently reading "The Black Friar" by S G MacLean, "Little Women" by Louisa May Alcott & "The Seagull" by Ann Cleeves

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Postby M.M. Bennetts » Fri August 27th, 2010, 7:34 pm

"Madeleine" wrote:Welcome MM, love that slubberdegullion word!

"Plaguey saucebox" is another, er, term of endearment...

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Location: Derbyshire, UK

Postby LoobyG » Sat August 28th, 2010, 3:21 pm

Welcome MM! :)

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Postby michellemoran » Mon August 30th, 2010, 1:10 am

Welcome to the forum!! Great introduction ;)
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