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Written by LaraineR
(7/28/2012 11:17 a.m.)
in consequence of the missive, Is there a difference in Thorpe's behavior w/ men only vs, penned by kathleen (elder)
So it could be with men in those days. They stayed after dinner with the port, and there was much more of a sense of men only than we have today. Ladies being present changed the social rules to a degree where they might be completely different in mixed company than with men alone.
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