Dinners: ceremonious and unceremonious and the modern methods of serving them (Google eBook)

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F.A. Stokes & brother, 1890 - Conduct of life - 80 pages
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Page i - ... The Arthur and Elizabeth SCHLESINGER LIBRARY on the History of Women in America RADCLIFFE COLLEGE Gift of Beatrice Hofstadter White THE BREAD-WINNERS Serial Stttbg t NEW YORK JIARPKR & BROTHERS.
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Page 37 - Fish is eaten with an ordinary fork, with as much dexterity in the evasion of bones as can be commanded with such an inadequate instrument, and a bit of bread as aid.
Page 37 - To take soup with a noise, or indeed to make a needless sound with the mouth while eating or drinking anything, is unrefined. To be candid, it is vulgar.
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Page 81 - A complete and thorough treatise upon one of the most intricate and puzzling subjects connected with social etiquette.

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