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William Hone (1780–1842)

Hone, William. An English clergyman and author; born at Bath, June 3, 1780; died at Tottenham, London, Nov. 6, 1842. He was for some years a publisher and bookseller. During the latter part of his life he preached to a congregation of dissenters. Of his works: ‘The Everyday Book’ (1826); ‘The Table Book’ (1827–28); ‘The Year Book’ (1829), contain much curious information, descriptions of old customs, etc. ‘The Political House that Jack Built,’ a satire, appeared in 1819, and went through nearly fifty editions.