A man dressed to appear at Court would not dare to walk through the streets of London: a porter, a loafer a scapegoat from the dregs of the people would throw mud at him, laugh in his face, push him to make him say something offensive all in order to have an excuse for engaging him in a fist fight.
Giacomo Girolamo Casanova (1725-1798)
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Life was tough in the 18th century. 🙂
Best wishes, Pete.
Yes, thankfully we’re children of the 20th century
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