Machen, Arthur: Dog and Duck, LIT v.1, 19 January 2009.
This is a collection of articles from “The Lyons Mail”, which was apparently a magazine published and sold by the famous Lyons corner teashops.
Some of the articles are about folklore, ancient customs or seasonal events.
Dog and Duck; Why New Year?; On Valentines and Other Things; On Simnel Cakes; ‘April Fool!’; The Merry Month of May; A Midsummer Night’s Dream; July Sport; ‘A Thorough Change’; Roast Goose; Where Are the Fogs of Yesteryears?; Martinmas; Christmas Mumming; A Talk for Twelfth Night; Some February Stars; March and A Moral; St. George and the Dragon; The Poor Victorians; Stuff—And Science; On Holidays; Six Dozen of Port; The Custom of the Manor; The Vice of Collecting; Splendour; How to Spend Christmas; Adelphi: Farewell!; The Art of Unbelief.