Pearls: Violet Trefusis

Violet Trefusis

Heaven preserve me from littleness and pleasantness and smoothness. Give me great glaring vices, and great glaring virtues, but preserve me from the neat little neutral ambiguities. Be wicked, be brave, be drunk, be reckless, be dissolute, be despotic, be a suffragette, be anything you like, but for pity’s sake be it to the top of your bent. Live fully, live passionately, live disastrously. Let’s live, you and I, as none have ever lived before.

 

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3 comments

  1. I’ve never seen this photo before! I can’t decide if she’s painfully bored or if her corset’s too tight.

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