The Young Woman's Companion
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Media: DATA CD - 1 CD (323 pages)
Year: (c1860) 2009
Publisher: Archive Digital Books Australasia
A fascinating book on what a young woman of the 1860s should know rules for conversation, advantages of industry, domestic economy, beauty, love and courtship, choosing a husband, female dress, rules for matrimonial happiness, duties of a married woman, the benefits of adversity, directing female servants, managing a family, marketing, cookery, and much more.
CHOICE OF A HUSBAND
On your conduct in the choice of a husband depends your future happiness or misery, at least in this world, if not in the next. Sobriety, prudence, and good-nature; a virtuous disposition, a good understanding, and a prospect of being above the reach of want, ought never to be dispensed with in this matter: where the man is defective in any of these, the woman is to be pitied. The man of pleasure is as much to be avoided as the illiterate clown; how agreeable soever he may appear to you ...
This CD contains high quality scanned images of the original book, and has been bookmarked for easy navigation. Pages can be searched, browsed, enlarged and printed out if required.
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