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" Those that could afford governesses for their children had them; but all they could learn them was to read English ill, and plain work. The chief thing required was to hear them repeat Psalms and long catechisms, in which they were employed an hour or... "
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by Maitland club, Glasgow - 1854
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The Edinburgh Magazine and Literary Miscellany, Volume 80

English literature - 1817
...ailbrd governesses for their children, had them, but all they could learn from them was to read English, and plain work : the chief thing required was to hear...Sunday. If there was no governess to perform this, it was done by the chaplain, of which there were one in every family. No attention was given to what...
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The Coila Repository: And Kilmarnock Monthly Magazine

1818
...governesses for their children, had them, but all they could learn from them was to read. English, and plain work: the chief thing required was to hear them repeat psalms, ajid long catechisms, in which they were employed an hour or more every day, and almost the whole day...
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The Coltness Collections, M.DC.VIII.-M.DCCC.XL.

James Dennistoun - Belgium - 1842 - 438 pages
...domestick affairs and amusing her husband was the business of a good wife. Those that could affoard governesses for their children had them, but all they...learn them was to read English ill, and plain work. No attention was given to what we call accomplishments ; reading or writing well, or even spelling,...
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The Coltness collections, MDCVIII-MDCCCXL [relating to the Steuarts of ...

James Dennistoun - 1842
...domestick affairs and amusing her husband was the business of a good wife. Those that could affoard governesses for their children had them, but all they...learn them was to read English ill, and plain work. No attention was given to what we call accomplishments ; "reading or writing well, or even spelling,...
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Chambers's pocket miscellany

Chambers W. and R., ltd - 1852
...governesses for their children, had them ; but all they could learn from them was to read English, and do plain work : the chief thing required was to hear...day, and almost the whole day on Sunday. If there were no governess to perform this, it was done by the chaplain, of which there was one in every family....
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Chambers' Home Book, Or Pocket Miscellany: Containing a Choice Selection of ...

William Chambers - 1853
...governesses for their children, had them ; but all they could learn from them was to read English, and to do plain work : the chief thing required was to hear...day, and almost the whole day on Sunday. If there were no governess to perform this, it was done by the chaplain, of which there was one in every family....
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Chambers's Pocket Miscellany, Volumes 3-4

William Chambers, Robert Chambers - 1854
...governesses for their children, had them ; but all they could learn from them was to read English, and do plain work : the chief thing required was to hear...day, and almost the whole day on Sunday. If there were no governess to perform this, it was done by the chaplain, of which there was one in every family....
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Domestic Annals of Scotland: From the Revolution to the Rebellion of 1745

Robert Chambers - Scotland - 1861 - 637 pages
...them taught music or any other refined accomplishment. ' The chief thing required was to hear them psalms and long catechisms, in which they were employed...more every day, and almost the whole day on Sunday. They were allowed to run about and amuse themselves in the way they choosed, even to the age of woman,...
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Domestic Annals of Scotland: From the Reformation to the Revolution, Volume 3

Robert Chambers - Scotland - 1874
...them taught music or any other refined accomplishment. ' The chief thing required was to hear them psalms and long catechisms, in which they were employed...more every day, and almost the whole day on Sunday. They were allowed to run about and amuse themselves in the way they choosed, even to the age of woman,...
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A History of England in the Eighteenth Century, Volume 2

William Edward Hartpole Lecky - Great Britain - 1878
...church, and at the great gatherings for baptisms, marriages, or funerals ; and their chief task was to repeat psalms and long catechisms, in which they were...more every day, and almost the whole day on Sunday. ' They never eat a full meal at table. This was thought very indelicate, but they took care to have...
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