They wrote it this week: Some Saxe appeal and strapping strumpets

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They wrote it this week: Some Saxe appeal and strapping strumpets

Extracts from diaries and letters written between October 7 and October 13

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October 7

1871, rural Wales

The Hereford Times has misprinted our report of the Clyro Harvest festival as follows, “The widows were decorated with Latin and St Andrews crosses and other beautiful devices in moss with dazzling flowers.” This was irresistible and the schoolmaster roared with delight...

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