... next came the queen, in the sixtyfifth year of her age, as we were told, very majestic ; her face oblong, fair, but wrinkled ; her eyes small, yet black and pleasant ; her nose a little hooked ; her lips narrow, and her teeth black (a defect the English... Notes and Queries - Página 3051853Vista completa
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...tooth decay; a German visitor who saw her when she was in her sixties reported that her teeth were black — "a defect the English seem subject to, from their too great use of sugar." In her old age her teeth gave her so much pain that she could only eat soups, stews, and soft foods....