John Godward sure had a thing for animal pelts as cushions. Is there some Freudian subtext here?
/// Myron gave her a single white rose
as a symbol that she’s who he chose.
Her response to this token
was unclear (since unspoken).
Petals plucked— one by one, down it goes.
“I bet my legs are prettier than yours.”
“I don’t know? What do you want to do?”
The Tate has a rather nice, and rather sweet, commentary on this work. Well, it’s actually on a study for this work, because the work itself is in a private collection, but it’s quite applicable. See https://www.tate.org.uk/art/artworks/godward-study-for-the-old-old-story-t14906 on the Tate website.
“Why won’t you let me have lil peek?”
This vantage point reminds me I haven’t had lunch yet.
Well, I told you I’d put you on a pedestal, didn’t I?
As Tim explained his fascination with accounting practices, Jenny tried her hardest to stay awake
These two, having just earned their degrees, were trying to quietly decide whose parents they should live with. After all, it would be years before they could pay off their student loans and why waste all that time trying to build up equity in a home when you can just wait till you inherit one.
“So, what do you say we head down to the nude beach?”
“Look, sister. All I’m saying is that ever since I moved my hemline above the knee, I’ve felt completely liberated, and you should give it a try too!”
“I’ll show you under my skirt if you show me under yours!”
The Old, Old Story:
Paste (including the quote marks)
"Category:Paintings by John William Godward" site=commons.wikimedia.org
(syntax supported by the Google, Bing, Yahoo, DuckDuckGo, Ecosia, and Yandex search engines) in the browser address bar (or search for it using one of those search engines) and choose the first Category: found, and once there find the text string 2,278, and click its link for info and links that point to more info painting.
Again, a larger strip image is shown by merely clicking the image in Mr. Melcher’s THROWBACK THURSDAY: MASTERPIECE #1230 (6/9/15) (May 24, 2023) blog entry, accessible by the Check out the blog! box after the last comment. I have added a comment there pointing to the blog entry with my comment pointing to info about this artist I used to point to here. So far, 11 works by this artist have been used here (11 times total, 1 strip has 4 works, which has been repeated twice, and now this Throwback Thursday), the June 9, 2015, strip being its first use. GoComics has deactivated the hyperlinks and removed the new lines in my comment and reply there; but, perhaps the text remains informative. The May 24, 2023, strip has the prior by him.
SEXEY times in 600bce. with all the new clothes.
She never figured out that her habit of sitting on the window sill is the reason she got the nickname Peach Pie.
Sorry, worse and worse, course there is a writer’s strike…
How many times have I been deflowered? Let me count the ways …