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384 Proposing..

Public Celebrations,

Etiquette of Shopping..

450

General Arrangements.

380 Etiquette of the Theatre, Opera and Con.

Committees....

cert ...

451

Public Dinners.

381 Etiquette of Travelling.

452

Etiquette of Courtship and Marriage..

The Laws of Etiquette.

Courtship...

Disengaged..

462

Introductory...

463

The Toilet — The Care of the Person.... 386 Asking Papa....

465

The Lady's Dressing Room...

467

The Gentleman's Dressing Case..

388 Proposal Rejected.....

470

The Bath......

389

Breaking Off an Engagement...

471

Treatment of the Skin..

390

Marriage....

472

The Breath...

390

Proper Seasons for Weddings.

472

The Complexion.

The Trousseau..

472

391

The Eyes....

Presents...

473

392

The Nose and Ears..

Bouquets..

393

473

The Hair...

Bridesmaids..

474

394

The Teeth

396 | Bridegroomsmen.

474

The Hands.

The Bride ..

474

396

The Feet.....

The Bridegroom..

475

397

How to Dress Well...

The Marriage Ceremony..

476

399

The Gentleman's Dress..

The English Style..

477

399

The Lady's Dress...

After Church.....

402

479

Colors in Dress.....

The Wedding Tour...

480

404

Colors that Harmonize.

480

Sending Cards.....

404

Dress for Children....

406

Etiquette of the Household.

481

The Etiquette of Introductions.

406

Duties of the Wife .....

481

Salutations .....

Duties of the Husband..

483

409

Etiquette of the Street....

Etiquette of the Funeral..

486

411

The Ride and the Drive...

Miscellaneous Laws of Etiquette... 487

413

Conversation and Correspondence..

416

Benjamin Franklin's Maxims....

490

Visiting—The Use of Cards, etc...

Maxims of George Washington... 491

420

New Year's Calls..

426 Etiquette of Washington Official Society. 494

Etiquette of the Table...

428

The Invitations...

The Language and Sentiment of

Dinner Dress...

430

Flowers,

Table Arrangements..

431

Additional Hints.....

General Principles....

437

497

Etiquette of the Party and the Ball......

The Flower Language.

439

498

Ladies' Ball Room Toilettes.....

Modifications of the Flower Language... 499

442

Gentleman's Dress......

The Vocabulary..

443

499-508

Etiquette of the Ball Room..

443

French Terms Used in Dancing.. 447

The Art of Writing Poetry.

Etiquette of Public Places...

447

Etiquette in Church......

448 General Principles..

509

Fliquette of Fairs ...

449 Versification ...

509

Euquette of l'icnics

449 Accent and Feet..

510

Specimens of the Various Styles.. 511

CRICKET.

Iambic Verse...

511

Forward Play.

565

Trochaic Verse.

512

Back Play.

566

Anapæstic Verse..

Hitting...

566

Dactylic Verse.

513 Slip..

567

Other Styles....

513

The Cut..

567

Pauses..

513 Square Leg.

567

Classification of Poetry..

513

567

Long and Common Metre, etc.....

Leg Hit.

567

BASE BALL..

The Materials of the Game..

568

A Dictionary of Rhymes.

The Game...

569

Pitching ...

570

Directions for Finding Rhymes.

517

Batting Department....

571

List of Rhymes.

517-540

Running the Bases..

573

The Umpire and his Duties.....

575

Home Amusements.

The Umpire's Jurisdiction and Powers. 577

FOOTBALL.....

OUTDOOR AMUSEMENTS

541

The Laws of Football.

578

CROQUET.....

541

Definition of Terms

579

Arranging the Ground

541

SWIMMING

579

Implements Used in the Game...

542

How to Begin.....

579

Definitions ....

542

Floating on the Back....

580

The Laws of Croquet..

543

Swimming on the Back..

581

Theory of the Game..

547 Swimming on the Chest.

583

Suggestions to Players...

547

A Common Fault ....

584

Lawn TENNIS ..

550

The Side Stroke,.

How to Arrange a Lawn Tennis Court. 551 Treading Water...

586

BADMINTON.

551 Swimming Like a Dog.

587

Diving

PRISONER'S BASE..

553

INDOOR AMUSEMENTS...

589

CRICKET.

554

CHESS.....

589

The Laws of Cricket,

554

Order of the Men on the Board. 591

The Ball..

554

The Pieces: Their Powers and Mode

The Bat ....

554

of Action.....

591

The Stumps.

554

Abbreviations..

592

The Bowling. Crease...

554 Technical Terms Used in the Game... 593

The Popping-Crease.

554

Laws of the Game.....

595

The Wickets.

554 Comparative Value of the Pieces,..

597

The Bowler,

555

Hints for Commencing the Game... 598

The Striker is Out.

555 DRAUGHTS...

600

The Laws of Double Wicket.........

558 Preliminary Instructions..

600

Observations on Rules 3, 4, and 5.

Method of Moving....

601

The Laws of Single Wicket .....

Laws of the Game.

602

General Equipment...

Hints for Beginners ..

603

Fielding ...

The Losing Game..

605

Bowling

564 Polish Draughts..

605

Batting..

564 Go-BANG...

606

VOMINOS....

607 The Musical Duck.....

640

Introductory..

607 | Miss Ann and Jane Smith's Tabby Cats.. 640

How to Commence the Game.. 607 | The Horrid Man..

640

General Maxims.

608 The Rebuff....

641

All Fives.....

610

Pat-a-Cake....

641

The Drawing Game..

611 The Tipsy Polka..

641

The Matadore Game.

613 | Confidences ...

641

BACKGAMMON....

614 | The Divination of the Elements... 642

Hoyle's Instructions,

615 The Quiet Little Dears..

643

Technical Terms..

615 | The Man who is too Happy...

643

Laws of the Game....

616 The Quakers' Meeting...

Hoyle's Observations, Hints and Cau- To Tell any Number Thought of. 644

tions.....

616 The Ugly Mug.....

644

Hoyle's Directions for a Learner to Bear The Hutchinson Family.

645

His Me.....

617 The Messenger....

646

THE GENTEEL LADY ALWAYS GENTEEL. 617 How to make a Scrap Screen...

647

DUMB CRAMBO....

618 Feather Screens.....

648

THE WILD BEAST SHOW..

618 Collecting and Preserving Plants... 649

SHADOWS...

619 | Preserved Flowers......

652

THE GIANTESS.

619 To Make an Æolian Harp...

653

THE GREAT ORATOR..

620
A BLIND JUDGMENT.

620

THIS AND THAT....

620

Elementary Gymnastics.

Rules for Healthful Exercises ....

654

Conundrums.

Free Movements.....

655

Exercise with Furniture..

660

List of Conundrums.....

621

Balancing .....

661

Answers to Conundrums.

625

On the Parallel Bars.

662

Climbing....

664

Fortune-Telling.

The Giant Stride...

664

On the Horizontal Bar.

665

A Pleasant Game.....

628 The Wooden Horse..

667

Answers to Fortune-Teller.

629 Leaping and Vaulting.

668

The Oraculum, or Book of Fate. 631 | Vaulting.....

668

How to Work the Oraculum...

631
To Obtain the Answer...

631

Oraculum.....

Household Receipts.

632

Clear Calf's Foot Jelly .

670

Games, Forfeits, etc.

Apple Marmalade..

670

Apple Cream..

671

The Tidy Parlor Maids

639 Lemon Lozenges..

671

Botanical Questions..

639 Gooseberry Jam..

671

Selling Adonis..

639 Gooseberry Jelly

671

The Anxious Mother..

640 Partridge with Cabbage.

671

Poor Puss.....

640 Rabbit Chopped up...

671

Magic Music ....

640 Almond Tart....

Malle. Potoloski and Her Dancing Bear. 640 Another Kind of Almond Tart..

672

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Almond Jumbles.....
672 | To Destroy Flies.......

680

Another Way to Make Almond Jumbles. 672 When to Buy Candles..

680

Almond Prawlins....
672 Discolored Wax Candles..

680

Almond Custards.
672 Lighting Candles......

680

Almond Jelly.....
672 A Scratched or Defaced Table..

680

French Mode of Cleaning Kid Gloves... 673 Cleaning Bottles...

680

Broiled Herrings...
673 | Cleaning Knives...

680

Oil for Watches and Delicate Machinery. 673 A Cheap Substitute for Soap...

680

To Clean Decanters and Water Bottles.. 673 Pomade.....

680

To Repair Tortoise Shell when Broken.. 674 | A Hint on Baking.

680

Ink for Writing on Zinc Garden Lables.. 674 Preservation of Eggs.....

681

Remedy for Chilblains.....

674 Modes of Preservation for Longer Times. 681

Red Manifold Paper for Obtaining Copies Modes of Preservation for Shorter Times, 681

of Embroidery ..
674 Gooseberry Champagne....

682

To Purify Neat's-Foot Oil
674 Raisin Wine......

682

Oyster Catsup for Flavoring Dishes when Rice Dressed in the Italian Manner...... 683

Oysters are out of Season.

674 Another Way of Preparing the Same.... 684

To Preserve Cherries ....

675 Rice Dressed in the Turkish Manner.... 684

To Preserve Cherries in Bunches . 675 To Remove Grease from Silk ...

Cherry Compost..
675 To Remove Port Wine Stains.

684

Candied Cherries,
675 To Clean Ladies' Boots..

684

Dried Cherries...
675 Cleaning Copper. ...

684

Method of Making Cloth and Leather Brine for Pickling Meat or Fish. .... 685

Waterproof....

675 A French Preparation for Removing

To Render Leather Boots Waterproof.... 676 Grease Stains....

685

Steel Pens....

676 A Liquid Preparation for the same Purpose 685

To Ascertain Whether Butter is Adulter- Pickled Lemons.

686

ated......
.. 676 | Yellow Pickle....

686

To Prepare Black Ink from Elderberries. 677 | Indian Pickle..

686

To Preserve Bread for Long Periods..... 677 Indian Chutnee.

687

Removing Ink Stains..
677 Tomato Sauce..

687

To Cure the Sting of a Wasp or Bee..... 677 “ Household Guide" Sauce...

687

German Method of Keeping Cucumbers To Remove White Stains on Crape...... 687

for Winter Use..
678 Liebig Sandwiches.....

688

To Prevent Broth from Turning Sour.... 678 To Get a Tight Ring off the Finger,.... 688

To Soften the Skin and Improve the Com-

Queen's Biscuit...

688

plexion.....
678 Nuns' Biscuit..

688

What to do with Stale Bread.
678 Sherry Biscuit...

688

How to Preserve Butter....
678 Lemon-Peel Biscuits.

688

Apple Butter....
679 | Aniseed Biscuits..

689

To Remove Stains from Woollen Dresses 679 Savoy Biscuits...

689

To Remove Ink Stains.....
679 Lisbon Biscuits .

689

Ink on Linen, Calico, or White Muslin.. 679 Chocolate Biscuits...

689

To Improve Sandy Soils....
679 | Jasmine Biscuits....

689

A French Method of Preserving Eggs.... 679 Cracknels....

689

To Make Blackberry Wine ..... 679 Biscuit Drops..

589

How to Preserve Milk .
680 To Prepare Feathers.

бус

To Destroy Crickets or Beetles... 680 Cherry Brandy......

690

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706

To Keep Moths from Fur and Woollen Polish for Furniture..

706

Clothes.....
698 Gregory's Powder..

707

Washing Chintzes..

698 | India-Rubber Varnish for Boots.. 707

To Clean Paint...
698 Opodeldoc ...

707

Coffee as in France.
698 | Eau-de-Cologne.....

707

Wash-Leather Gloves..

699 To Clean and Renovate Velvet.......... 708

To Mend China...

699 To Remove Grease Spots from Furniture. 708

Damp Walls....

699

A Pleasant Strengthening Drink.. 699

To Restore Plated Ware.....

700 Choice Selections from the Best Authors.

Freckles ....

700

Potato Bread.

700 | Elegy Written in a Country Churchyard. 709

Potato Cake......
700 Roll-Call.

712

To Clean Furniture.
700 The Lost Steamship.

713

To Clean Dirty or Stained Furniture..... 701 The Eternal City..

716

To Render New Mahogany Like Old.... 701 We Parted in Silence..

716

To Clean Lacquered Brass-Work of Fur. Changes .....

717

niture

701 Fear No More the Heat o' the Sun....... 718

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