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From: Corinne Thompson <>
Subject: [CORNISH] weekly news, 26 June 1846 News
Date: Sun, 10 Aug 2008 07:56:52 +1000
But the writer had to spoil it by saying:
"There were many respectable families from Penzance, and the
neighbourhood round, who were invited, and for whose
reception a large booth was erected "
Was not everyone "respectable"?
Obviously class distinctions were alive and well in Cornwall in 1846!
Kindest Regards ...... Corinne in Melbourne, Australia.
On 09/08/2008, at 8:16 PM, George Pritchard wrote:
> "very soon, the votaries of Terpsichore were on the move, and
> tripping fantastically on "Nature's emerald carpet.""
> What a wonderful descriptive report. I particularly like the use of
> the name of the Greek Goddess of music and dance.