Cassell's household guide, Volume 1

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Рипол Классик, 1869 - History
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Being a complete encyclopaedia of domestic and social economy and forming a guide to every department of practical life
 

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Page 35 - For the policy of our laws, which are ever watchful to promote industry, did not mean to compel a father to maintain his idle and lazy children in ease and indolence: but thought it unjust to oblige the parent against his will to provide them with superfluities, and other indulgences of fortune; imagining they might trust to the impulse of nature, if the children were deserving of such favours.
Page 361 - ... of its arc, which is its natural place of rest, but does not fix it there, because the momentum acquired during its fall from one side carries it up to an equal height on the other — so in a watch a spring, generally spiral, surrounding the axis of the balance-wheel, is always...
Page 90 - Signed by the said testator as, and for his last will and testament, in the presence of us, present at the same time, who, at his request, in his presence, and in the, presence of each other, have subscribed our names as witnesses.
Page 112 - ... it may not be out of place to say a few words as to the best method of dispersing the noxious gases, and removing those who are suffering from their influence.
Page 55 - It is very uncomely to drink so large a draught, that your Breath is almost gone —and you are forced to blow strongly to recover yourself — throwing down your liquor as into a Funnel is an action fitter for a Juggler than a Gentlewoman...
Page 131 - Rates and Taxes, and Tithe Commutation Rent-charge, if any, and deducting therefrom the probable average annual cost of the repairs, insurance, and other expenses, if any, necessary to maintain them in a state to command such Rent...
Page 55 - A gentlewoman being at table, abroad or at home, must observe to keep her body straighte, and lean not by any means upon her elbowes — nor by ravenous gesture discover a voracious appetite. Talke not when you have meate in your mouthe ; and do not smacke like a pig — nor eat spoonemeat so hot that the tears stand in your eyes.
Page 203 - Take a steel pen or a needle, and run it round the top of the stopper in the angle formed by it and the bottle. Then hold the vessel in your left hand, and give it a steady twist...
Page 91 - ... unless by deed indented, executed in the presence of two witnesses, twelve calendar months before the death of the donor, and enrolled in the Court of Chancery within six months after its execution...
Page 289 - ... briskly for ten minutes, when a dessertspoonful of essence of peppermint is to be stirred into it. It may then be let fall in drops upon writing paper, or poured out upon plates which have been rubbed over with butter. GINGER DROPS. — Mix one ounce of prepared ginger with one pound of loafsugar ; beat to a paste two ounces of fresh candied orange in a mortar, with a little sugar. Put the above into a brass or block-tin saucepan with a little water. Stir them all well, and boil until they are...

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