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" It was a story in Philadelphia, some years ago, that a young man, who was courting one of three sisters, happened to be on a visit to her, when all the three were present, and when one said to the others, " I wonder where our needle is. "
The Young Man's Guide - Page 265
by William Alexander Alcott, William Andrus Alcott - 1834 - 142 pages
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Advice to Young Men and (incidentally) to Young Women, in the Middle and ...

Conduct of life - 1829 - 388 pages
...his reason, may form a pretty accurate judgment as to this matter. It was a story in Philadelphia, some years ago, that a young man, who was courting...soon as was consistent with the rules of politeness, resolved never to think more of a girl who possessed a needle only in partnership, and who, it appeared,...
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Advice to Young Men, and (incidentally) to Young Women, in the Middle and ...

William Cobbett - Conduct of life - 1833 - 268 pages
...his reason, may form a pretty accurate judgment as to this matter. It was a story in Philadelphia, some years ago, that a young man, who was courting...needle is." Upon which he withdrew, as soon as was consistentwith the rules of politeness, resolved never to think more of a girl who possessed a needle...
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Advice to young men, and, incidentally, to young women, in the middle and ...

William Cobbett - 1861
...his reason, may form a pretty accurate judgment as to this matter. It was a story in Philadelphia, some years ago, that a young man, who was courting...soon as was consistent with the rules of politeness, resolved never to think more of a girl who possessed a needle only in partnership, and who, it appeared,...
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The friendly counsellor; or, Advice to young me and young women, by W ...

William Cobbett, Henry Ward Beecher - 1876
...his reason, may form a pretty accurate judgment as to this matter. It was a story in. Philadelphia, some years ago, that a young man, who was courting...soon as was consistent with the rules of politeness, resolved never to think more of a girl who possessed a needle only in partnership, and who, it appeared,...
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How to be happy though married: being a handbook to marriage

Edward John Hardy - Marriage - 1886 - 285 pages
...the body, and with the operations of the mind." Then we are told of a young man in Philadelphia, who, courting one of three sisters, happened to be on a...which he withdrew, as soon as was consistent with politeness, resolved never to think more of a girl who possessed a needle only in partnership, and...
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The Quiver

1891
...advice to young men about the choice of a wife, \Villiain Cobbett tells the story of a young friend who, courting one of three sisters, happened to be on a visit to her when all three were present, and when one said to the other, " I wonder where our needle is." This was enough....
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Courtship and marriage

Charles Bullock - 1899
...helplessness which would cause many a heart to bleed." We are told of a young man in Philadelphia, who, courting one of three sisters, happened to be on a visit to her when all the three were present, when one said to the others, " I wonder where our needle is." Upon which he withdrew, as soon as was...
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Cobbett's Advice to Young Men (from the Edition of 1829)

William Cobbett - Conduct of life - 1906 - 303 pages
...his reason, may form a pretty accurate judgment as to this matter. It was a story in Philadelphia, some years ago, that a young man, who was courting...soon as was consistent with the rules of politeness, resolved never to think more of a girl who possessed a needle only in partnership, and who, it appeared,...
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Temple Bar, Volume 93

George Augustus Sala, Edmund Hodgson Yates - Literary Criticism - 1891
...thought and expression which make all his writings so pleasant to read. "It was a story in Philadelphia, some years ago, that a young man who was courting...all the three were present, and when one said to the other, ' I wonder where our needle is.' Upon which he withdrew, as soon as was consistent with the...
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Women and Radicalism in the Nineteenth Century: Marriage, sexuality, and family

Mike Sanders - Social Science - 2001 - 256 pages
...his reason, may form a pretty accurate judgment as to this matter. It was a story in Philadelphia, some years ago, that a young man, who was courting...soon as was consistent with the rules of politeness, resolved never to think more of a girl who possessed a needle only in partnership, and who, it appeared,...
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