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In a Train with Funeral Party – February 1924

I walked almost the whole length of a long train before I came to a third-class compartment that was not marked “Smoking.” There was a woman already seated in it, and she remarked as I sat down, “Although it isn’t … Continue reading

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Elderly Woman Smoker – September 1924

It was in the stone-flagged hall of the old Tudor House at Wembley that I nearly collided with a young man hastening in the opposite direction to myself with a lighted match in his hand. We both dodged to left … Continue reading

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Selfish Smoking Travellers – September 1924

Two young mothers, exchanging notes on the age and weight of their infants, had left me alone in a railway carriage to resume my perusal of the morning’s criticisms of the Geneva speeches. Then a young man entered and prepared … Continue reading

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Smoking Best with a Saucy Nose – May 1900

I have a friend who marches in the vanguard of woman’s progress. When my old fashioned feet lag behind in the miscellaneous rearguard, she reports to me the prospect in front, the habits of the new country we march in … Continue reading

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Manners of the Smoking Man – March 1920

One day in a narrow lane we met a man smoking as he walked — a pipe or cigar I didn’t particularly notice which. But I did note that, as he passed us, he removed the weed from his lips … Continue reading

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