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Vampires are often written as this kind of character, as a way to romanticize an otherwise disturbing creature.
This is altogether fitting, as Lord Byron himself was the inspiration for one of the first pieces of vampire literature, , by John William Polidori, Byron's personal physician.
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If you call someone a butt sniffer, they know they've been burnt (Phillips sure did! But burns like "flapdoodle" and "mumbling cove," on the other hand, don't have quite the same bite.
Post 1850 or so, society became a lot more conservative. Some provisions for them might be made or the might not, it depended on the whim of the individual in question, although many men did in fact make such provisions, it was a lot easier to simply refuse to get involved.
If both parties were middle class, passing the child off as someone elses, or getting it adopted was common.
This was especially true in the 1840s when men’s clothing offered tightly tailored coats and trousers. What to look for: Single-breasted, semi-fitted coats falling to mid-thigh. Older gentlemen still wore frock coats, but younger conservative men would sometimes do so, as well.
In the early 1840s, shirts contained high straight collars with thin cravats worn in a bow tie style. 1850s men’s fashion was still considered formal, but clothing was looser, less tailored and made a statement with embellishments. Shirt collars were still worn high and starched with tips turned down into wings during the earlier part of the 1890s.
What to look for: Low, tight-cinched waists, rounded chest and flared frock-coats giving the illusion of an hourglass figure. The sack coat — a loosely fitted jacket — was also introduced. If you’re hitting a brick wall when it comes to identifying family members in old photos from the Victorian era, you’re not alone. Even the most seasoned family historian will run into this headscratcher from time to time as Victorian fashions throughout the time period can look very similar to the untrained eye. Every fashionable gentleman could be seen wearing narrowly tailored sack suits during the 1870s. More overlapping tropes include Utopia Justifies the Means, which, like a Byronic hero's style, may be immoral or villainous acts in the name of some higher cause which would otherwise be a positive goal.
The Lovable Rogue shares the Byronic hero's charisma, likability, and tendency to break the law.They are quite often a Draco in Leather Pants, often in-universe as well, due to the magnetic All Girls Want Bad Boys appeal of this character.