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The ladies" book of etiquette, and manual of politeness

Florence Hartley

The ladies" book of etiquette, and manual of politeness

a complete handbook for the use of the lady in polite society

by Florence Hartley

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Published by Locke and Bubier in Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Etiquette for women

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Florence Hartley
    The Physical Object
    Pagination340 p. ;
    Number of Pages340
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26535616M

    Hadst thou Sancho, rejoined the knight, anything within thee of the sentiment of Saint Martin, thou must assuredly have known that this happened in winter; for, had it been summer, Saint Martin would had given the whole cloak. Speak of yourself but little. But all those considerations were of no avail to make Jonathan swerve from honor, to slacken the bands of his faith, or cool the warmth of his friendship. Conversation must never be one-sided. If you wish to use your handkerchief, and have not time to leave the table, turn your head away, and as quickly as possible put the handkerchief in your pocket again.

    Put them upon the edge of your plate. At the door of the dining-room, the lady will drop your arm. Always wipe your mouth before drinking, as nothing is more ill-bred than to grease your glass with your lips. Morning Dress—The most suitable dress for breakfast, is a wrapper made to fit the figure loosely, and the material, excepting when the winter weather requires woolen goods, should be of chintz, gingham, brilliante, or muslin. Traveling—Traveling dresses should be made always of some quiet color, perfectly plain, with a deep mantle or cloak of the same material. You did not come merely to eat, but to make yourself agreeable.

    You will in society meet with men who rail against politeness, and call it deceit and hypocrisy. So now to coffee [one cup] and tea, which I beg you will not pour into your saucer to cool. Retain, if you will, a fixed political opinion, yet do not parade it upon all occasions, and, above all, do not endeavor to force others to agree with you. Therefore, you will see the original copyright references, library stamps as most of these works have been housed in our most important libraries around the worldand other notations in the work.


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In leaving the parlor you will pass out first, and the lady will follow you, still holding your arm. Adaptiveness—Let each dress worn by a lady be suitable to the occasion upon which she wears it. There is no rule either for the depth of mourning, or the time when it may be laid aside, and I must confine my remarks to the different degrees of mourning.

Never leave the table till the mistress of the house gives the The ladies book of etiquette. If you are invited to drink with a friend, and and manual of politeness book not drink wine, bow, raise your glass of water and drink with him.

Attention to these minor points are sure tests of taste in a lady's dress. A conspicuous traveling dress is in very bad taste, and jewelry or ornaments of any kind are entirely out of place.

In conversation, he will abstain from every allusion which would put modesty to the blush. O Jonathan! And the highwayman, in his manner of taking your purse, may however be allowed to have—much of the Gentleman.

On leaving the table put your napkin on the table, but do not fold it. Storm Dresses—A lady who is obliged to go out frequently in bad weather, will find it both a convenience and economy to have a storm dress.

At the same time an acquaintance with the best current literature is necessary to modern society, and it is not sufficient to have read a book without being able to pass a judgment upon it. When thrown into the society of literary people, do not question them about their works.

Whatever the situation, you'd would like to know how to be as ladylike as possible when seasick or the best color schemes for bridesmaids' dresses, this thorough and wide-ranging book will provide sensible and succinct guidance, as well as shed light into life in the 19th century.

In summer, a lace or silk mantle and white gloves should be worn. A light ball dress and exquisite arrangement of the hair, too often make the wearer dare the inclemency of the coldest night, by [26] wearing a light shawl or hood, to prevent crushing delicate lace or flowers.

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The Ladies' Book of Etiquette and Manual of Politeness by Florence Hartley (2015, Paperback)

Many men at their own table have little peculiar notions, which a guest does well to respect. However agreeable a man may be in society, if he offends or disgusts by his table traits, he will soon be scouted The ladies book of etiquette it, and justly so. What can Greek and Latin, French and German be for us in our every-day life, if we have not acquired this?

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You did not come merely to eat, but to make yourself agreeable. To eat enormously is disgusting; but if you eat too sparingly, your host may think that you despise his fare. To have only one or two subjects to converse on, and to discourse rather than talk on them, is always ill-bred, whether the theme be literature or horseflesh.

First: how much psi would one's blood have to be under in order to soak ones own dress from a charm prick. If you submit to flattery, you must also submit to the imputation of folly and self-conceit.

On a day, said the Don, Saint Martin met a poor man half naked, and taking his cloak from his shoulders, he divided, and gave him the one half. ‎A guide for ladies, written inon what is accepted as correct behavior in polite society.

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The Ladies' Book of Etiquette and Manual of Politeness

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