The lady"s preceptor. Or, A letter to a young lady of distinction upon politeness.



Publisher: London printed: Woodbridge, in New-Jersey, re-printed and sold by James Parker in [Woodbridge, N.J.]

Written in English
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  • Women -- Conduct of life.,
  • Etiquette for women.

Edition Notes

StatementTaken from the French of the Abbe" d"Ancourt, and adapted to the religion, customs, and manners of the English nation. By a gentleman of Cambridge. ; [Five lines from Milton]
SeriesEarly American imprints -- no. 9056.
ContributionsAugusta, Princess of Wales, 1719-1772, dedicatee.
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination[4], 56 p.
Number of Pages56
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14569799M

The book also covers information on the duties of an escort, how to ask a lady to dance, and responsibilities of guests. General information is provided on quadrilles and the cotillon (also known as the German). However, the only dances described in detail are the figures for three quadrilles. 39 p. 9 cm.;LOC: GVG Rivers, Charles H.   A number of letters to presidents' wives have been collected in the new book Dear First Lady. On J , a desperate American sent a message to Mamie Eisenhower.   All Written by Ladies, the second volume following in [2] It may have been the nucleus of the collection, however, since it begins the volume, and since Briscoe states in "The Bookseller to the Reader" (sig. A2) that various ladies, hearing that he was going to print Olinda's letters, have sent in amorous correspondence of their own--a.   Title: The Ladies' Vase. Polite Manual for Young Ladies. Author: An American Lady. Release Date: October 4, [eBook #] Language: English. Character set encoding: ISO ***START OF THE PROJECT GUTENBERG EBOOK THE LADIES' VASE*** E-text prepared by Barbara Tozier, Julia Miller, and the Project Gutenberg Online Distributed.

The young lady's book of classical letters. consisting of epistolary selections: designed to improve young ladies and gentlemen in the art of letter-writing/ (Philadelphia: Desilver, Thomas & co., ) (page images at HathiTrust) The art of conversation, with directions for self education. letter be a really well-bred person, he will call upon you or leave his card the next day, and you should return his attentions within the week. If, on the other hand, a stranger sends you a letter of introduction and his card, you are bound by the laws of politeness and hospitality, not only to call upon him the next day, but to follow up that. Advice to Young Ladies on Their Duties and Conduct in Life. Timothy Shay Arthur, Right Views of Life. Entering upon Life. Habits of Order and Neatness. Domestic and Culinary Affairs. Improvement of the Mind. External Condition. Gossiping and Evil-speaking. Dress. Health. Brothers. Conduct Towards Parents. Equality of the Sexes. Conduct. POLITENESS AND PLEASING MANNERS IN CHILDREN AND YOUNG PERSONS. -- PROPER INFLUENCES. -- CITY AND COUNTRY MANNERS. -- MANNERS OF YOUNG LADIES ABROAD OR AT WATERING PLACES. -- THE NEED OF PATIENCE. Proper Influences City and Country Manners Manners of Young Ladies Abroad or at Watering Places Good Advice to .

But, really, I think there ought to be a book of the laws and customs -e;-la-mode, presented to all young people upon their first introduction into public company. To-night we go to the opera, where I expect very great pleasure. We shall have the same party as at the play, for Lord Orville said he should be there, and would look for us. Though young ladies were not encouraged to read heavy subjects like philosophy and theology, serious books were considered appropriate as they enabled interesting conversation. Similarly, scripture to enable her to recognize passages and sermons, such as Fordyce’s, aimed at young women, were appropriate reading for an accomplished lady. Not long after, a young man, who had for some time looked at us with a kind of negligent impertinence, advanced on tiptoe towards me; he had a set smile on his face, and his dress was so foppish, that I really believed he even wished to be stared at; and yet he was very ugly. Home Evelina E-Text: Letters LXXI-LXXXIV E-Text Evelina Letters LXXI-LXXXIV. LETTER LXXI. EVELINA IN CONTINUATION. Clifton, October 1st. I HAVE only time, my dearest Sir, for three words, to overtake my last letter, and prevent your expecting me immediately; for, when I communicated my intention to Mrs. Selwyn, she would not hear of it, and declared it would be highly ridiculous for me to .

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