Mrs. H. O. Ward quotes

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... there is nothing so sad as lack of fine manners in a gentleman, except the lack of them in a lady.
Let girls take a serious interest in art; let them take up some congenial study, let it be a branch of science or history. Let the ...
Books treating of etiquette ... are often written by dancing-masters and Turveydrops and others knowing little of the customs of t ...
... if we look around us in social life and note down who are the faithful wives, the most patient and careful mothers, the most e ...
That man is to be pitied who cannot enjoy social intercourse without eating and drinking. The lowest orders, it is true, cannot im ...
Moral qualities rule the world, but at short distances the senses are despotic.
What do women want with votes, when they hold the sceptre of influence with which they can control even votes, if they wield it ar ...
... too much attention is paid to dress by those who have neither the excuse of ample means nor of social claims.... The injury do ...
The higher, the more exalted the society, the greater is its culture and refinement, and the less does gossip prevail. People in s ...
... in the fierce competition of modern society the only class left in the country possessing leisure is that of women supported i ...
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