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  • Art and design eventually gave way to sea-bathing, donkey-rides and kiss-me-quick hats, before cheap flights to the continent helped usher in an era of social deprivation and boarded-up shops.

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  • Above, one proponent of modest sea-bathing in that era.

    Boing Boing

  • This time, Art Mumby, his sister Myrtle and their mother travel to the finest sea-bathing resort in the asteroid belt, Starcross.

    REVIEW: Starcross by Philip Reeve

  • The first sea-bathing resorts began in North Yorkshire and spread quickly to south-eastern England, the most fashionable being Margate, Brighton and Weymouth.

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  • Many of the paintings depict crucial scenes in her life, as well as the portraying pastimes that she loved, such as hunting and sea-bathing.

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  • In addition to the long sea-beach with its silvery waves breaking at the foot of hills and sea-bathing, the attractions of Cox's Bazar include a drive along the beach, the view of the sun setting on the rolling sea-waves, the moonlit night, and the exciting interior of the bazar and its people.

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  • The gentry go to their country-houses — the citizens to their sea-bathing quarters — the lawyers to their circuits — the writers to visit their country clients — and all the world to the moors to shoot grouse.

    Saint Ronan's Well

  • The cure did much to assist Willis Seniors career: the list of patients admitted to his house for wrongheads between 1801 and 1812 included a fashionable and noble clientele.22 George sent Willis a gold watch, and in his thank-you letter Willis recommended the king to look after his health, take regular exercise including sea-bathing and sleep at least six hours a night.


  • The sea-bathing — which may rank as the most favoured daylight entertainment, inasmuch as the French visitors bathe all day long, and seldom appear to think of remaining less than an hour at a time in the water — is astoundingly cheap.

    Reprinted Pieces

  • She passed with many of them for a person of importance; she gave little tea-parties in her private room and shared in the innocent amusements of the place in sea-bathing, and in jaunts in open carriages, in strolls on the sands, and in visits to the play.

    Vanity Fair


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