• Around Here: Dickens and the Sandwich

    4 monthes ago - By Happy Catholic

    Having visited Dickens and Boxers yesterday made me remember another thing I love and its connection with Dickens - sandwiches. This is from 3 years ago but well worth revisiting. At least it was for me!
    Sandwiches and Dickens I was reading Barnaby Rudge and was startled by seeing a sandwich mentioned:
    He was not without some refreshment during the long lonely hours; generally carrying in his pocket a sandwich of bread and meat, and a small flask of wine. Now I know sandwiches were invented some time ago but I hadn't come across them in fiction this old, especially as a reflection of...
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