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Bundling - Its Origin Progress and Decline in America Henry Reed Stiles

Bundling - Its Origin Progress and Decline in America

Henry Reed Stiles

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ISBN : 9781438594200
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Henry Reed Stiles was an 18th century historian. Stiles has undertaken to trace, the origin, progress and decline of the custom of bundling in America, together with such facts as clearly prove that it was not confined to this continent, butMoreHenry Reed Stiles was an 18th century historian. Stiles has undertaken to trace, the origin, progress and decline of the custom of bundling in America, together with such facts as clearly prove that it was not confined to this continent, but prevalent in various countries of the world. BUNDLING. A man and a woman lying on the same bed with their clothes on- an expedient practiced in America on a scarcity of beds, where, on such occasions, husbands and parents frequently permitted travellers to bundle with their wives and daughters. Grose Dictionary of the Vulgar Tongue. BUNDLE, To sleep on the same bed without undressing- applied to the custom of a man and woman, especially lovers, thus sleeping.--Webster, 1864.