A Woman of the World

Her Counsel to Other People's Sons and Daughters

Published: 1904
Language: English
Wordcount: 49,784 / 147 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 63.2
LoC Category: BF
Downloads: 1,745
Added to site: 2005.10.01
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Clever, original presentations of present day social problems and the best solutions of them. A book every girl and woman should possess.

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text. Well, my dear girl, I am at a disadvantage in not knowing you better, and not knowing your husband at all.

Husbands are like invalids, each needs a special prescription, according to his ailment.

But as all invalids can be benefited by certain sensible suggestions, like taking simple food, and breathing and exercising properly, and sleeping with open windows or out-of-doors, so all husbands can be aided toward perpetual affection by the observance of some general laws, on the part of the wife.

I am, of course, to take it for granted that you have married a man with principles and ideals, a man who loves you and desires to make a good husband. I know you were not so unfortunate as to possess a large amount of property for any man to seek, and so I can rely upon the natural supposition that you were married for love.

It might be worth your while, right now, while your husband's memory is fresh upon the subject, to ask him what particular characteristics first won his attention

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