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THE

Y EAR BOOK

OF

DAILY RECREATION

AND INFORMATION,

CONCERNING

REMARKABLE MEN AND MANNERS,

TIMES AND SEASONS,
SOLEMNITIES AND MERRY-MAKINGS,

ANTIQUITIES AND NOVELTIES :

ON THE PLAN OF THE

Every=Day Book and Table Book,

OR

EVERLASTING CALENDAR OF POPULAR AMUSEMENTS, SPORTS, PASTIMES,

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

FORMING A

COMPLETE HISTORY OF THE YEAR;

AND A

PERPETUAL KEY TO THE ALMANAC.

BY WILLIAM HONE.

Old Customs! Oh! I love the sound,

However simple they may be :
Whate'er with time hath sanction found,

Is welcome, and is dear to me.
Pride grows above simplicity,

And spurns them from her haughty mind,
And soon the poet's song will be
The only refuge they can find.

Clare.

WITH ONE HUNDRED AND FOURTEEN ENGRAVINGS.

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LONDON:
PRINTED FOR THOMAS TEGG, 73, CHEAPSIDE;
R. GRIFFIN AND CO., GLASGOW; ALSO J. CUMMING, DUBLIN.

J Haddon, Prouter, Castle Street, Pinsbury

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