Do You Have Servants?

It is the custom of “Society” to abuse its servants,—a façon de parler, such as leads their lords and masters to talk of the weather, and, when rurally inclined, of the crops,—leads matronly ladies, and ladies just entering on their probation in that honoured and honourable state, to talk of servants, and, as we are […]

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That Was Hasty.

I loathe blogs when I look at them. Blogs look, to me, illiterate. They look hasty, like someone babbling. Paul Theroux, as quoted in The Atlantic, 17 May 2011 I was hasty in deciding to suspend this blog. There is a lot I need to get off my chest, and I don’t mean just this […]

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