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THE

EVERY-DAY BOOK;

OR,

Everlasting Calendar

OF

POPULAR AMUSEMENTS,

SPORTS, PASTIMES, CEREMONIES,

MANNERS, CUSTOMS, AND EVENTS, INCIDENT TO
EACH OF THE THREE HUNDRED AND SIXTY-FIVE DAYS,
IN PAST AND PRESENT TIMES 5;

FORMING A COMPLETE

HISTORY OF THE YEAR, MONTHS, & SEASONS.

AND A

PERPETUAL KEY TO THE ALMANACK;

INCLUDING

ACCOUNTS OF THE WEATHER, RULES FOR HEALTH AND CONDUCT, REMARKABLE
AND IMPORTANT ANECDOTES, FACTS, AND NOTICES, IN CHRONOLOGY,
ANTIQUITIES, TOPOGRAPHY, BIOGRAPHY, NATURAL HISTORY, ART, SCIENCE,
AND GENERAL LITERATURE; DERIVED FROM THE MOST AUTHENTIC SOURCES,
AND VALUABLE ORIGINAL COMMUNICATIONS, WITH POETICAL ELUCIDATIONS,
FOR DAILY USE AND DIVERSION.

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PUBLISHED FOR WILLIAM HONE

BY HUNT AND CLARKE, TAVISTOCK-STREET,
COVENT-GARDEN.

1826.

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CHARLES LAMB, ESQ.

DEAR L

YOUR letter to me, within the first two months from the commencement of the present work, approving my notice of St. Chad's Well, and your afterwards daring to publish me your

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friend," with your "proper name" annexed, I shall never forget. Nor can I forget your and Miss Lamb's sympathy and kindness. when glooms outmastered me; and that your pen spontaneously sparkled in the book, when my mind was in clouds and darkness. These trifles," as each of you would call them, are benefits scored

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