Alexander Pope September 2, 2021 Share September 2, 2021 (edited) 1 hour ago, Recyclorette said: Thanks for explaining this--I couldn't understand or figure out what the heck she was talking about! 😂 In eighteenth-century England they talked about a woman's virginity by comparing it to "china." One crack and it is worthless. (It was a sexist time!). Alexander Pope's THE RAPE OF THE LOCK revolves around this trope. So maybe it lasted in the south somehow?? Edited September 2, 2021 by Alexander Pope 6 Link to comment
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