The World Turns To Ice

Tuesday, 24 May 2011


Samuel Pepys tells in his diary (May 1667 entry) that 'After dinner, my wife away down with Jane and W.Hewer to Woolwich, in order to [get] a little ayre, and to lie there tonight, and so to gather May-dew tomorrow morning, which Mrs. Turner hath taught her is the only thing in the world to wash her face with; and I am contented with it.'

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