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Second Thoughts of An Idle Fellow

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Published: 1898
Language: English
Wordcount: 63,842 / 180 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 77.3
LoC Category: PR
Series: Idle Thoughts
Downloads: 2,040
mnybks.net#: 3979
Origin: gutenberg.org
Genres: Satire, Humor, Essays

A series of entertaining essays.

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what I hate about shopping," she says. "One never has time to really THINK."

She says she shan't go to that shop again.

We laugh at her, but are we so very much better? Come, my superior male friend, have you never stood, amid your wardrobe, undecided whether, in her eyes, you would appear more imposing, clad in the rough tweed suit that so admirably displays your broad shoulders; or in the orthodox black frock, that, after all, is perhaps more suitable to the figure of a man approaching--let us say, the nine-and-twenties? Or, better still, why not riding costume? Did we not hear her say how well Jones looked in his top-boots and breeches, and, "hang it all," we have a better leg than Jones. What a pity riding-breeches are made so baggy nowadays. Why is it that male fashions tend more and more to hide the male leg? As women have become less and less ashamed of theirs, we have become more and more reticent of ours. Why are the silken hose, the tight-fitting pantaloons, the neat kneebreeches of ou

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