The Newsroom    Published Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2006, 10:33 AM
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Old-Fashioned Romance

Clayton News Daily (Internet / Print) 02/14/06 One thing visitors will learn on the “Victorian Romance Tours” at Stately Oaks historic home is that there wasn’t a lot of romance in Victorian times. Not by modern standards, at least. This is the first year of the tours and they’ve been going fairly well. On Monday, the day before Valentine’s Day, Dr. Shu-Yuan Xiao, a professor from The University of Texas Medical Branch who lives in Houston, took the tour. “I liked learning about the people’s customs and the way they received or declined visitors,” Xiao said.

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