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Anthony has posted two annotations/comments since 7 July 2017.

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5 Jan 2018, 1:39 p.m. - Anthony

There is a wonderful book (one of many similar, I gather) titled CLUBS AND CLUB LIFE IN LONDON, (1872) ( which has numerous anecdotes about literary and political lights of the early days of Coffee Houses. Pepys features notably at "Will's", as well as Pope, Sheridan, and many others.

7 Jul 2017, 6:58 p.m. - Anthony

And of course Shakespeare' s GRATIANO Thanks, i' faith, for silence is only commendable In a neat’s tongue dried and a maid not vendible. and Falstaff: "'Sblood, you starveling, you elf-skin, you dried neat's tongue, you bull's pizzle, you stock-fish!"