Friday, July 17, 2015


Essential to the Happiness of a Newly Married Couple

Walter Rose, Good Neighbours (1942; rpt. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2010), p. 58:
Life without a pig was almost unthinkable. To have a sty in the garden, or, as often, abutting on the cottage, was held to be as essential to the happiness of a newly married couple as as a living room or a bedroom.

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