Saturday, April 30, 2022

"Apparently the Brontës All Died Young Because They Spent Their Lives Drinking Graveyard Water"

A disgustingly evocative description of the town.

Wikipedia dryly says, "The cause of death given at the time was tuberculosis, but it may have been complicated with typhoid fever (the water at Haworth being likely contaminated due to poor sanitation and the vast cemetery that surrounded the church and the parsonage)"