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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.
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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