Compensation: Harry Graham


Weep not for little Leonie
Abducted by a French marquis!
Though loss of honour was a wrench
Just think how it’s improved her French.

Harry Graham  1874-1936

Compensation (1930)
The picture is called ‘Breakfast of an aristocrat’ by Pavel Fedotov. You must imagine that this is the said marquis, and that Leonie is about to enter the room, the morning after. via Wikimedia.

About layanglicana

Author of books on Calcutta, Delhi and Dar es Salaam, I am now blogging as a lay person about the Church of England and the Anglican Communion. I am also blogging about the effects of World War One on the village of St Mary Bourne, Hampshire.
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