Thoreau also wore a neck-beard for many years, which he insisted many women found attractive. However, Louisa May Alcott mentioned to Ralph Waldo Emerson that Thoreau's facial hair "will most assuredly deflect amorous advances and preserve the man's virtue in perpetuity."
eh eh eh.
also, hello lj i have been on holiday and written my last essay and now: DISSERTATION TIME. eep.(except it's an MA diss so only 12,000 words. that seems like... not enough words!)