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Little wonder that George MacDonald Fraser, chronicler of Flashman, that greatest of all Victorian antiheroes, loved “Under the Red Robe.”

Plants invented “steamy but not touchy” long before the Victorian novel — much flowering, perfuming and maybe green yearning, all without direct contact of reproductive organs.

Much of the way we understand the Royal Family today, as a public-facing family and in its relationship with the media, was consolidated during the Victorian era, alongside the development of photographic practice and mass printed media.

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Though restrictions are being eased gradually, the Victorian government would have to approve the tournament bringing international players to the country.

I noticed Victorian homes, Spanish mission–style churches, and the way land and water interlocked.

The Industrial Revolution and Victorian practically erased the holiday in England.

To him, Churchill “was radical precisely because he was conservative” and “essentially a buccaneering Victorian Whig.”

According to Wynd, “Freddie Mercury once said he wanted to lead a Victorian life surrounded by exquisite clutter.”

A Victorian-style couch now stands in the spot where Mr. Borden was killed while he napped.

Your Victorian lesbians were sexy, vocal, recognizable, and radical too, I say.

It was a room without beauty, merely walls, repapered once every twenty years, and furniture of the mid-Victorian era.

Now death by the mid-Victorian was considered almost as undesirable an element in society as sex itself.

But to Bierce's mind, "noble and nude and antique," this mid-Victorian draping and bedecking of "unpleasant truths" was abhorrent.

Bad puns were evidently common on the stage before the days of Victorian burlesque.

Before morning the Victorian would be running up the St. Lawrence.

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On this page you'll find 31 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to Victorian, such as: conservative, square, stiff, conventional, demure, and genteel.

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