Language and Sentiment Of Flowers
A very charming and interesting method of communicating thought is by the aid of flowers their language and sentiment of understood by the parties who present them. A declaration of feeling between a lady and a gentleman may be expressed by single flowers as follows: The gentleman presents a red rose- “I love you” The lady accepts a partial reciprocation of the sentiment by...
Victorian Brides:Color of the gown
Brides have not always worn white for the marriage ceremony. In the 16th and 17th centuries for example, girls in their teens married in pale green a sign of Fertility. A mature girl in her twenties whore a brown dress, an older women even whore black. From early Saxon times or the 18th century, only poorer brides came to their wedding dressed in white. Other brides wore their Sunday best. Color...
Brides were just as superstitious about days of the week. A popular rhyme goes: Marry on Monday for health, Tuesday for wealth, Wednesday the best day of all, Thursday for crosses, Friday for losses, Saturday for no luck at all, The Sabbath day was out of the question. I’ve learned one thing i will not marry on a Saturday O_O