Friday, March 14, 2014

1874 - Get Out of Bed!

There is a man in East Lyme who has kept his bed for six years because he was once disappointed in love. He isn't sick, but simply chronically sorry that he didn't get that girl. His mother waits upon him constantly. The man had a brother who once lay abed for five years.

The New York Times
November 8, 1874