Country-House Studies

Country-House Studies (Habits of the Young Lady Visitors). Georgina Bowers (1835–1912) — “‘A Hair-Brushing’ Which means, pretty Dressing-Gowns, and Gossip in each other's rooms, for any number of Hours after saying, ‘Good Night!’ down-stairs.” (N.B. Only confidential Friends admitted.) Punch, 23 November 1867.

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