Posted by Helen on November 11, 1997 at 11:29:23:
In response to fun in the library, written by Caroline on November 08, 1997 at 15:11:36
] I tried to find the Hogarth picture, but no luck so far...;-(
] Thanks, Helen, that was lovely! Just as well they ate breakfast late, as I'm sure she wasn't allowed to read in bed!
... reading in bed (along with reading while walking and reading when you were having your hair powdered) was seen as a suitable time for lighthearted reading - the book contains some denunciations of women who indulge in novels at such moments.
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