Fragrance Quote for January 21st, 2012 from The Gayworthys: a story of threads and thrums By Adeline Dutton Train Whitney

The monstrous linen-chest, that stood in the great "kitchen chamber" overhead, had delivered up its most voluminous naperics to shroud the extended board whose construction for the occasion, since no guests shall have need to spy, we, neither, need pry into nor explain. There was a sweet, nameless, delicate fragrance in the air, as the pure white folds were shaken out. sueh as is breathed only from old presses, and quaint bureaus, and great chests like this that had held these, wherein women of the olden time, who set store by their fair linens and delicate laces, and silken heirlooms of taffeta and brocade, kept daintily, with bits of musk, and sprigs of lavender, such wealth of house and wardrobe.
Fragrance Quote for January 21st, 2012 from The Gayworthys: a story of threads and thrums By Adeline Dutton Train Whitney