[DWJ] DWJ on Bujold

Dorian E. Gray israfel at eircom.net
Tue May 13 14:23:45 EDT 2008

Minnow asked...

> Which reminds me, can anyone by any chance pinpoint any places where JA
> uses 'gotten'?

Horace Walpole is maybe a bit early for you?

>From a letter to the Rev. Mr. Cole, December 1775:
"I had not heard of the painting you tell me of.  As those boobies, the 
Society of Antiquaries, have gotten hold of it, I wonder their piety did not 
make them bury it again, as they did the clothes of Edward I."

Until the sky falls on our heads...

Dorian E. Gray
israfel at eircom.net

"Fashion exists for women with no taste, etiquette for people with no 
- Queen Marie of Romania 

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