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Everybody Loves a Good Life

Mushirul Hasan

in Exploring the West

Published in print August 2009 | ISBN: 9780198063117
Published online October 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780199080199 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198063117.003.0032
Everybody Loves a Good Life

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The author presents an account of the mode in which the English spend their time, makes an observation about the length of the days and nights in England, and describes the English's mode of living. He also comments on the division of employment between the sexes, regulations respecting women, liberty of the common people, anecdotes of the Prince of Wales and Governor Hastings, English servants, liberty of the higher classes, duels, and education of children.

Keywords: England; division of employment; women; Prince of Wales; Governor Hastings; English servants; duels; education of children

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