A true lady never displays her emotions in public.
Quoted from A Lady's Guide to Proper Etiquette,
written by Lady Cassandra AbbottLondon, England
"That corset needs to be tighter."
Cassandra Abbott felt the muscles between her shoulder blades knot at the sound of her mother's voice.
Lady Darwood swept into the bedchamber, moving to stand in front of her daughter. "If you are going to fit into your gown, Cassandra, you must cooperate, my dear."
"But I am," Cassandra protested lightly, unable to draw a deep breath with the binding garment entrapping...