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How to Cook Husbands

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Published: 1898
Language: English
Wordcount: 30,144 / 89 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 80.5
LoC Category: PS
Downloads: 1,676
Added to site: 2008.08.21
mnybks.net#: 21823
Origin: gutenberg.org

It is a good cook that makes an appetizing dish out of poor material, and when a woman makes a delicious husband out of little or nothing she may rank as a chef.

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ything she consults his mood, his comfort, his tastes. She never jars him--never rubs him the wrong way, and meanwhile she has all she wants, for she can do anything with him, and he thinks the sun rises and sets with her.

It is a good cook that makes an appetizing dish out of poor material, and when a woman makes a delicious husband out of little or nothing she may rank as a chef.


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You may say all I have been describing belongs more properly to little Mrs. Thrush, on my right. Bless you! that woman doesn't have to think and plan to make things comfortable. Were she set down in the desert of Sahara, she would sweep it up, spread a rug; hang a few draperies, and lo! it would be cosy and home-like. She can't help being and doing just right, wherever she is put, and her husband is just like her, as good as gold. Why, that man would bore a woman of ingenuity--a woman who had a genius for contriving and managing. He doesn't need any cooking; he's ready to serve just as he is, c

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Average Rating of 2 from 1 reviews: **
2008.10.01
Leah A. Zeldes
**...

A spinster muses self-righteously on how married women should treat their husbands while conducting a tepid romance. Eh.


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