Bernardo_Strozzi_-_Banquet_at_the_House_of_Simon_Dinner, Real and Reputed

Dinner, Real and Reputed

  Great misconceptions have always prevailed about the Roman dinner. Dinner was the only meal which the Romans as a nation took. It was no accident, but arose out of their whole social economy....

The English Mail Coach

  Or, The Glory of Motion   Some twenty or more years before I matriculated at Oxford, Mr. Palmer, M.P. for Bath, had accomplished two things, very hard to do on our little planet, the Earth,...