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Street Music for Toffs

This is again from the Epicure’s Almanack, of  early 19th century London:  “Long’s Hotel, at the corner of Clifford Street [and New Bond St] .. at this and similar resorts of fashion, the gentlemen who lead the ton [ie the ultra idle and fashionable] in dress and amusement philosophize their hours. In an evening they are … Continue reading