A Flight to Domesticity? Making a Home in the Gentlemen's Clubs of London, 1880–1914

  title={A Flight to Domesticity? Making a Home in the Gentlemen's Clubs of London, 1880–1914},
  author={Amy Milne‐Smith},
  journal={The Journal of British Studies},
  pages={796 - 818}
I 1888 The Society Herald described the typical day of a young bachelor: “He breakfasts, lunches, dines, and sups at the club. He is always at billiards, which he doesn’t understand, he writes innumerable letters, shakes hands a dozen times a day, drinks coffee by the gallon, and has a nod for everybody. He lives, moves, and has his being within his club. As the clock strikes 1 a.m. his little body descends the stairs and goes out through the big front door like a ray of moonlight, and until… 
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