Gone was the woozy romanticism I had wanted to read into his first billet-doux .
From the sublime to the royal billet-doux , the same sale has a collection of 314 unpublished love letters comprising over 2,900 pages from the Prince of Wales (Edward VIII) to his mistress, Mrs Freda Dudley Ward.
A traffic ticket is not a billet-doux , nor is it a token of affection someone named ‘Don Juan’ delivers.
So I thought it was time to share my riches; hence the following billet-doux on New Zealand skifields.
Not only that, e-mail is also treacherous, offering the illusion of a confidential or subversive chat when every electronic billet-doux belongs to the employer and can be produced in an industrial tribunal.
And better still, the back of the menu was a billet-doux to gastronomic accountability.
If I haven't burnt this little billet-doux to light the gas ring for my morning sausages.
So in the meantime I'll have to make do with this little billet-doux which has come fluttering through my letterbox…
The rough trajectory of the plot begins with Kitty's discovery of a billet-doux , from her husband to Tula.
As she seems easily fooled, why not send yourself sheaves of valentines and other billets-doux ?