Elyse

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Gender FEMALE
Location United States
Introduction Amateur Historian, William Pitt the Younger fangirl, follower of Voltaire, admirer of literature, shameless lover of 1930s and 40s costume dramas and believer of Kierkegaardian Christianity. Expect the absurd, the literary, the historical and hopefully the witty. Whether she succeeds in any of them is open to debate.
Interests history, literature, the 18th century, the 19th century, William Pitt the Younger, Robespierre, Louis St. Just, the French Revolution, the Enlightenment, Gillray, satire, tea, William Wilberforce, Kierkegaard, Jane Austen, Coleridge, Wordsworth, Byron, Keats, Shelley, Laurence Oliver, Elizabeth Farren, Sheridan, Victor Hugo, and Much More!
Favorite Movies Amazing Grace, The Madness of King George, Sense and Sensibility, Bill and Ted's Excellent Adventure, Gone with the Wind, Pride and Prejudice (1995), Much Ado About Nothing, The Young Mr. Pitt, That Hamilton Woman, Fire Over England, The Sea Hawk, Captain Blood
Favorite Books ... don't get me started.

If your whole body were a hot air balloon, would you stop eating spicy food?

... these questions bring a philosophy of absurdity to a new level of application. If my whole body were a hot air balloon, I do not think I would have the digestive system necessary to eat, let alone eat spicy food.