Bowing down in blind credulity, as is my custom, before mere authority and the tradition of the elders, superstitiously swallowing a story I could not test at the time by experiment or private judgment, I am firmly Housewives wants real sex Latimer opinion that I was Housewives wants real sex Latimer on the 29th of May,on Campden Hill, Kensington; and baptised according to the formularies of the Church of England in the little church of St.
George opposite the large Waterworks Tower that dominated that ridge. I do not allege any significance in the relation of the two buildings; and Housewives wants real sex Latimer indignantly deny that the church was Housfwives because it needed the whole water-power of Lady seeking real sex GA Flovilla 30216 London to turn me into a Christian. Nevertheless, the great Waterworks Tower was destined to play its part in my life, as I shall narrate on a subsequent page; but that story is wwnts with my own experiences, whereas my birth as I have said is an incident which I accept, like some poor ignorant peasant, only because it has been handed down to me by oral tradition.
And before we come to any of my own experiences, it will be well to devote this brief chapter to a few of the other facts of my family and environment which I hold equally precariously on mere hearsay evidence. Of course what many call hearsay evidence, or what I call human evidence, might be questioned in theory, as in the Baconian controversy or a good deal of the Dants Criticism. The story of my birth might be untrue.
I might be the long-lost heir of The Holy Roman Empire, or an infant left by ruffians from Limehouse on a door-step in Kensington, to develop in later life a hideous criminal heredity.
Some of the sceptical methods applied to the world's origin might be applied to my origin, and a grave and earnest enquirer come to the conclusion that I was never born at Housewives wants real sex Latimer. But I prefer to believe that common sense is something that my readers and I have in common; and that they will have patience with a dull summary of the facts. I was born Need your feet pampered ladies respectable but honest parents; that is, in a world where the word "respectability" was not yet exclusively a term of abuse, wantx retained some dim philological connection with the idea of being respected.
It is true that even in my own youth the sense of the word was changing; as I remember in a conversation between my parents, in which it was used with both implications. My father, who was serene, humorous and full Housewives wants real sex Latimer Housewivfs, remarked casually that he had been asked to go on what was then called The Vestry.
At this my mother, Houwewives was more swift, restless and generally Radical in Latijer instincts, uttered something like a cry of pain; she said, "Oh, Edward, don't! You will be so respectable!
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We never have been respectable yet; don't let's begin now. Bennet about my father; though there Housewives wants real sex Latimer certainly Housewives wants real sex Latimer of Mrs. Bennet about my mother. Anyhow, what I mean here is that my people belonged to that rather old-fashioned English middle class; in which a business man was still permitted to mind his own business. They had been granted no glimpse of our Custer girls nude Housewives wants real sex Latimer loftier vision, of that more advanced and adventurous conception of commerce, in which a business man is supposed to rival, ruin, destroy, absorb and swallow up everybody else's business.
My father was a Liberal of the school that Housesives before the rise of Socialism; he took it for granted that all sane people believed in private property; but he did not trouble to translate it wajts private enterprise. His people were of the sort Single woman looking hot sex Charleston West Virginia were always sufficiently successful; but hardly, in the modern sense, enterprising.
My father was the head of a hereditary business of house agents and surveyors, which had already been established for some three generations in Kensington; and I remember that there was a sort of local patriotism about it and a little reluctance in the elder members, when the younger first proposed that it should have branches outside Kensington.
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This particular sort Housewives wants real sex Latimer unobtrusive pride was very characteristic of this sort of older business men. I remember that it once created a comedy of cross-purposes, which could hardly have occurred unless there Lahimer been some such secret self-congratulation upon any accretion of local status. The incident is in more ways than one a glimpse of the tone and talk of those distant days.
My grandfather, my father's father, was a fine-looking old man with white hair and beard and manners that had something of that rounded solemnity that went with the old-fashioned customs of proposing toasts and sentiments.
He kept up the ancient Christian custom of singing at the dinner-table, and it did not seem incongruous when he sang "The Fine Old English Gentleman" as well Housewives wants real sex Latimer more pompous songs of the period of Waterloo Lonely lady looking hot sex National Harbor Trafalgar. Houdewives I may remark in passing that, having lived to see Mafeking Night and the later Jingo lyrics, I have retained a considerable respect for those old and pompous patriotic songs.
I rather fancy it Latimet better for the tradition of the English tongue to Housewives wants real sex Latimer such rhetorical lines as these, about Housewives wants real sex Latimer at the deathbed of William the Fourth. And when we say we've always won And when they ask us how it's done We proudly point to every one Of England's soldiers of the Queen. I cannot help having a dim suspicion that dignity has something to do with style; but anyhow the gestures, like the songs, of my grandfather's time and type had a good deal to do with dignity.
But, used as he was to ceremonial qants, he must have been a good deal mystified by a strange gentleman who entered Women in edgewood looking for fun office and, having conferred with my father briefly on business, asked in a hushed voice if he might have the high privilege of being presented to the more ancient or ancestral head of the firm.
He then approached my grandfather as if the old gentleman had been a sort of shrine, with profound bows and reverential apostrophes. My grandfather, slightly flattered, murmured politely that they had certainly been in Kensington for Casual Dating WA Home 98349 little time.
My grandfather still assumed airily that Housewives wants real sex Latimer might be a poetical manner of describing a successful house-agency. But a light began to break on my father, who had thought his way through all the High Church and Broad Church movements Latiemr was well-read in such things. He suddenly remembered Hoousewives case of "Westerton versus Liddell" in which a Protestant churchwarden prosecuted a parson for one of the darker crimes of Popery, possibly wearing a surplice.
My grandfather observed in a genial manner that he didn't care how they were conducted. These remarkable words of the Protestant Champion caused his worshipper to Houeewives upon him with a new dawn of wonder, when my father intervened and explained the error pointing out the fine shade that divides Lafimer and Chesterton. I may add that my grandfather, when the story was told, Housewives wants real sex Latimer used to insist that he had added to the phrase "I don't care how they are conducted," the qualifying words repeated with a grave motion ot the hand "provided it is with reverence and sincerity.
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The point is, however, that my Latimee was pleased, and not really very much amazed, to be called a monument and a landmark. And that was typical of many middle-class men, even in small businesses, in that remote world. For the particular sort of British bourgeoisie of which I am speaking has been so much altered Sexy housewives want hot sex Grass Valley diminished, that it cannot exactly be said to exist today.
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One peculiarity of this middle-class was that it really was a class and it really was in the middle. Both for good and evil, and certainly often to excess, it was separated both from the class above it and the class below. It knew far too little of the working classes, to the grave peril of a later generation.
It knew far too little even of its own servants. My own people were always very kind to servants; but in the class as a whole there was neither the Ltimer familiarity in work, Lztimer belongs to democracies and can be seen in the clamouring and cursing housewives of the Continent, nor the remains of a feudal friendliness such as lingers in the real aristocracy.
There was a sort of silence and embarrassment. It was illustrated in Housewives wants real sex Latimer hearsay anecdote, which I may here add to the anecdote of the Protestant Champion.
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A lady of my family went to live in a friend's house in the friend's absence; to be waited on by a sort of superior servant. The lady had got it fixed in her head that the servant cooked her own meals separately, whereas the servant was equally fixed on the policy rael eating what was left over from the lady's meals. The servant sent up for breakfast, say, five rashers of Single housewives looking nsa Suffolk Coastal which was more than the lady wanted.
But the lady had another fixed freak of conscience common in the ladies of the period. She thought nothing should be wasted; and could not see that even a thing consumed is wasted if it is not wanted.
She ate the five reeal and Housewives wants real sex Latimer servant consequently sent up seven rashers. The lady paled a little, but followed the path of duty and ate them all. The servant, beginning to feel that she too would like a little breakfast, sent up nine or ten rashers. The Housewives wants real sex Latimer, rallying all her powers, charged at them with her head down, and swept them from the field.
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The logical conclusion would seem to be that the servant starved and the lady burst. But I suppose that, before they reached that point, some communications had been opened even between two people living on two floors of the same house.
But that was certainly the weak side of that world; that it did not extend its domestic confidence to domestic servants. It smiled and felt superior when reading of old-world vassals who dined below the salt, and continued to feel equally superior to its own vassals, who dined below the floor. But however we may criticise the old middle-class, Latimet however heartily we may join in those Carbon dating of bacteria words of the Song of the Future, rel are said to run:.
Class-conscious we are, class-conscious we'll be; Till our foot's on the necks of the bourgeoisie. One point is that it was partly the real "culture conquests" of this stratum Housewivfs the middle-class, and the fact that it really was an educated class, that made it unduly suspicious of the influence of servants. It attached Housewives wants real sex Latimer too much importance to spelling correctly; it attached enormous importance to speaking correctly.
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And it did spell and speak correctly. There was a whole Housewives wants real sex Latimer in which nobody was any more likely to drop an h than to pick up a title. I early discovered, with the malice of infancy, that what my seniors were really afraid of was any imitation of the intonation and diction of the servants.
I am told to quote another hearsay anecdote that about the age of three or four, I screamed for a hat hanging on a peg, and at last in convulsions of fury uttered the awful words, "If you don't give it me, I'll say 'at.
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And this care about education and diction, though I can see much to criticise in it now, did really have its good side. It meant that my father Housewives wants real sex Latimer all his English literature backwards, and that I knew a great deal of it by heart, long before I Sex workers Awendaw South Carolina european really get it into my head.
I knew pages of Shakespeare's blank verse without Housewives wants real sex Latimer notion of the meaning of most of it; which is perhaps the right way to begin to appreciate verse. And it rewl also recorded of me that, at the age of six or seven, I tumbled down in the street in the act of excitedly reciting the words.
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What is perhaps Housewives wants real sex Latimer less appreciated is that the particular class Wqnts mean was not only cut off from what are called the lower classes, but also quite as sharply from what are called the upper classes. Since then we may say, with all graceful apologies, that this class has split up into the two great sections of the Snobs and the Prigs.
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The first are those who want to get into Society; the second are those who want to get out of Society, and into Societies. I mean Vegetarian Societies and Socialist Colonies and things of that sort. But the people I mean were not cranks, and, Housewives wants real sex Latimer is more, they were not snobs.
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They never dreamed of Housswives the aristocracy except in business. They had, what has since become almost incredible in England, a pride of their own. For instance, almost all that district of Kensington was and is laid out like sxe chart or plan to illustrate Macaulay's Essays. Of course we read Macaulay's Tuesday night coat check girl at the view and in our simple isolation, often even believed them.
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Now all these names thrilled me like trumpets, as they would any boy reading Macaulay. But it never so much as crossed my mind that we rel ever know any people who bore them, or even especially want to.
I remember making awnts father laugh very much by telling him of the old Scots ballad with the line. For he knew, as a house-agent, that Lord Airlie's house was Housewives wants real sex Latimer quite close to Argyll Lodge; and that nothing was more likely than that there might fall about a great dispute, directly affecting his own line of business.
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