~ Social Etiquette or Manners and Customs of Polite Society, Maud C. Cooke, 1896

~ Social Etiquette or Manners and Customs of Polite Society, Maud C. Cooke, 1896

classifiedhumanity:

May 16th, 1979

classifiedhumanity:

May 16th, 1979

~ Sunday Times, Perth, Western Australia; Sunday, February 28,  1904via Trove"Don’t wear jewels in the morning. The nobody’s do, and if you glitter in daylight you will be taken for a nobody."

~ Sunday Times, Perth, Western Australia; Sunday, February 28, 1904
via Trove

"Don’t wear jewels in the morning. The nobody’s do, and if you glitter in daylight you will be taken for a nobody."

~ Every Woman’s Encyclopaedia, c. 1910-1912(click to enlarge)

~ Every Woman’s Encyclopaedia, c. 1910-1912
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~ A Guide to the City of Baltimore, H.W. Corwin,  1869

~ A Guide to the City of Baltimore, H.W. Corwin, 1869

~ The Character of The Gentleman, by Francis Lieber, 1864

~ The Character of The Gentleman, by Francis Lieber, 1864

~ The Book of This and That, by Robert Lynd, 1915

~ The Book of This and That, by Robert Lynd, 1915

~ Manners, Culture and Dress of the Best American Society, Including Social, Commercial and Legal Forms, Letter Writing, Invitations, &c., also valuable suggestions on Self Culture and Home Training., by Richard A. Wells, 1891
via Internet Archive

~ Manners, Culture and Dress of the Best American Society, Including Social, Commercial and Legal Forms, Letter Writing, Invitations, &c., also valuable suggestions on Self Culture and Home Training., by Richard A. Wells, 1891
via Internet Archive

~ The Young Man’s Guide, by William Alcott, 1846caprice: a tendency to change one’s mind without apparent or adequate motive (dictionary.com)
~ The Young Man’s Guide, by William Alcott, 1846



caprice: a tendency to change one’s mind without apparent or adequate motive (dictionary.com)
ofpaperandponies:

cabbagingcove:

What a mass of filthy, exciting, poisonous matter is printed these days. Boys, beware!
[A Boy at Fifteen: Before and After, 1903]

“Exciting” literature: leading boys astray since 1436.

ofpaperandponies:

cabbagingcove:

What a mass of filthy, exciting, poisonous matter is printed these days. Boys, beware!

[A Boy at Fifteen: Before and After, 1903]

“Exciting” literature: leading boys astray since 1436.

(via my-ear-trumpet)

~ The Sunday Times; Perth, AU, February 28, 1904via Trove"Finally, let your sufferings teach you to live a better life."

~ The Sunday Times; Perth, AU, February 28, 1904
via Trove

"Finally, let your sufferings teach you to live a better life."

~ The Psychology of Mental Disorders, by Abraham Myerson, M.D., 1928

~ The Psychology of Mental Disorders, by Abraham Myerson, M.D., 1928

~ Beaver Valley Times, November 4, 1946(click to enlarge)"And for this intangible thing that we call "sex appeal," there seems to be no substitute."

~ Beaver Valley Times, November 4, 1946
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"And for this intangible thing that we call "sex appeal," there seems to be no substitute."

~ The Nervous Housewife, by Abraham Myerson, M.D., 1920via internet archive(click to enlarge)

~ The Nervous Housewife, by Abraham Myerson, M.D., 1920
via internet archive
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~ The Handbook of the Man of Fashion, by the author of “Etiquette for Gentlemen”, 1847

~ The Handbook of the Man of Fashion, by the author of “Etiquette for Gentlemen”, 1847