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Worldly Ways and Byways

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Author: Eliot Gregory
Published: 1899
Language: English
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 56.2
LoC Category: GT
Downloads: 277
mnybks.net#: 3014
Origin: gutenberg.org
Genres: Essays, Non-fiction
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part of your life - to whom you instinctively turned for consolation in moments of discouragement, for counsel in your difficulties, and whose welcome was the bright moment in your day, looked forward to through long hours of toil and worry?

In the hurly-burly of life we lose sight of so many things our fathers and mothers clung to, and have drifted so far away from their gentle customs and simple, home-loving habits, that one wonders what impression our society would make on a woman of a century ago, could she by some spell be dropped into the swing of modern days. The good soul would be apt to find it rather a far cry from the quiet pleasures of her youth, to "a ladies' amateur bicycle race" that formed the attraction recently at a summer resort.

That we should have come to think it natural and proper for a young wife and mother to pass her mornings at golf, lunching at the club- house to "save time," returning home only for a hurried change of toilet to start again on a bicycle or for a round

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