Sunday, December 27, 2009

I hate ponies!

"Darling Winston, I hope you will try & not smoke. If you only knew how foolish and silly you look doing it you wd give it up, at least for a few years. If you will give it up & work hard this term to pass yr preliminary I will get Papa to get you a gun & a pony".

Lady Randolph Churchill in a letter to her Harrow studying 16 years old son, dated 19 September 1890

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