Hone's Table Book - William Hone 1841


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After completing his 'Every Day Book' Hone undertook this work which is a fascinating series of articles on just about every subject imaginable. For instance;

The Barber.

'Barbers are distinguished by peculiarities appertaining to no other class of men. They have a caste, and are a race of themselves. The members of this ancient and gentle profession - foul befall the libeller who shall designate it a trade - are mild, peacable, cheerful, polite and communicative............'

Tommy Bell of Houghton-le-Spring, Durham.

'This is an eccentric, good-humoured character - a lover of the chirruping cup - and a favourite of the pitmen of Durham.'

This is one of those books that will never fail to entertain the reader.

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