Hone’s Everyday Book (page 2/6)

[picture: Palm Sunday Procession]

Palm Sunday Procession

Palm Sunday
This is the first Sunday before Easter, and is sometimes called Passiom Sunday. It is denominated Palm Sunday, because on this day the Roman catholic church ordains boughs or branches of palm trees to be carried in procession, in imitation of those strewed before Christ when he rode into Jerusalem. In this monkish procession the host was carried upon an ass, branches and flowers were strewed on the road, and others were hung up. The palms were consecrated [...]Ash Wednesday in the following year, as before-mentioned (see p. 261) on that day.” (p. 391) [more...] [$]

[picture: Front Cover, Hone's Everyday Book]

Front Cover, Hone’s Everyday Book

The cover of my copy of Hone’s Everyday Book. [$]

[picture: Bookplate, R. B. Colvin]

Bookplate, R. B. Colvin

It seems that my copy of this book once belonged to one B. B. Colvin, probably Beale Blackwell Colvin (1809 – 1865), of Monkham’s Hall, Waltham, Essex; he was the high sheriff of Essex in 1848. [more...] [$]

[picture: Bona Dea - The Earth]

Bona Dea - The Earth

(Frontispiece) [more...] [$]

[picture: January]


A mean wearing warm boots, coat and hat walks through the snow, blowing on his hands to warm them, and is accompanied by a dog. The roofs of a nearby farm and house are covered in snow. [more...] [$]

[picture: Gymnastics for Youth]

Gymnastics for Youth

Children play on swings and on a climbing frame in a park. [$]

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