Mirror of Literature,  3 (1824), 122–23.

The Sketch Book. No. XVIII. The Public House



Regular Feature, Miscellaneous


Botany, Naturalists, Amusement

    Claims that one of the 'enemies' of the declining public house is 'the enthusiast, who worships nature on Primrose-hill [then on the outskirts of London]'. Observes that 'They who study botany on their leads, or rusticate at Camberwell, consider a public-house as the seat of vice and ignorance'. (122)

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