Saturday-to-Monday love

Saturday-to-Monday

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  • Sometimes lasting a week, but usually held from Saturday to Monday (hence the name “Saturday-to-Monday” as the phrase “week-end” was considered a vulgar Americanism), each day was packed with activities.

    The Country House Party | Edwardian Promenade

  • Since they changed clothing five to six times a day, with even more if one was on vacation or at a Saturday-to-Monday, it was imperative that underclothing was both attractive and sturdy.

    Edwardians Unbuttoned | Edwardian Promenade

  • A typical Saturday-to-Monday would require at least half a dozen changes of clothes: tweeds for shooting, habits for hunting, tea gowns for lounging, day dresses for day, evening gowns for supper, walking dress for promenading, and the requisite “tailor-made,” a suit of varying fabrics – depending on the occasion –, worn with shirtwaist, designed by the House of Redfern.

    Introduction: Edwardian Women’s Fashions | Edwardian Promenade

  • A halt was made after some ten miles, at Florida, rather a pleasant sort of Saturday-to-Monday resort of

    The Second Battalion Royal Dublin Fusiliers in the South African War With a Description of the Operations in the Aden Hinterland

  • Finally and, as it were, to cement my wife's old and my new friendship with the Arthur Russells, I bought a piece of land on which to build a Saturday-to-Monday cottage, which, though I did not fully realise it at the moment, was close to the Arthur Russells 'Surrey house, The Ridgeway.

    The Adventure of Living

  • Saturday-to-Monday visit in what foreign country it is not necessary to state.

    The Spread Eagle and Other Stories

  • A local beauty is always a useful addition to a Saturday-to-Monday house-party, and the beautiful Irene was served up as a perennial novelty to the jaded guests of the summer colony.

    The Greater Inclination

  • The lady beamed upon me, for all the world as if she was an angel spending a Saturday-to-Monday here below; and I dressed her hair for her just as if I didn't want to tear it out by the roots.

    The Gay Lord Quex A Comedy in Four Acts

  • Finally and, as it were, to cement my wife's old and my new friendship with the Arthur Russells, I bought a piece of land on which to build a Saturday-to-Monday cottage, which, though I did not fully realise it at the moment, was close to the

    The Adventure of Living : a Subjective Autobiography

  • _Oceanic_ on the ninth of July, and he accepted a Saturday-to-Monday invitation to Newport for the twelfth of July.

    The Great God Success

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