Marion Harland's Complete Etiquette


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(4.9 stars; 8 reviews)

Haven't you always wondered how to properly accept a formal dinner invitation? Perhaps you have a débutante under your wing, in which case you need to make sure her appearance in society goes perfectly, to increase her chances of a brilliant match. And what exactly would be your duties as her chaperon? These and many other questions are expertly answered by Marion Harland in this little volume. - Summary by Carolin (11 hr 23 min)

Chapters

Sending and Receiving Invitations 22:36 Read by Lynda Marie Neilson
Cards and Calls 18:22 Read by Foon
Letter-Writing 16:51 Read by snarkychaser
Introductions 8:12 Read by snarkychaser
After Six O’clock 13:42 Read by snarkychaser
Functions 25:47 Read by Monika Rolley
The Home Wedding 14:10 Read by Monika Rolley
The Church Wedding 16:09 Read by Monika Rolley
The Dinner Party 35:34 Read by TracyB
The Education of a Young Girl 16:31 Read by Lynda Marie Neilson
The Débutante 9:07 Read by Lynda Marie Neilson
Men and Women 16:57 Read by Lynda Marie Neilson
Coeducation Socially Considered 15:59 Read by Lynda Marie Neilson
The Chaperon 11:58 Read by Lynda Marie Neilson
The Matter of Dress 26:11 Read by Lynda Marie Neilson
Making and Receiving Gifts 12:36 Read by Lynda Marie Neilson
Bachelor Hospitality 12:25 Read by Lynda Marie Neilson
The Visitor 23:11 Read by Lynda Marie Neilson
The Visited 13:59 Read by Lynda Marie Neilson
Hospitality as a Duty 6:59 Read by David Daniel
The House of Mourning 10:36 Read by ADKreader
At Table 19:17 Read by Gloria Begemann
In the Home 20:15 Read by Gloria Begemann
In Public 16:28 Read by Diana Schmidt
Hotel and Boarding-House Life 14:00 Read by TracyB
In the Restaurant 15:50 Read by Gloria Begemann
When Traveling 19:08 Read by Diana Schmidt
In Sport 15:03 Read by Piotr Nater
Mrs. Newlyrich and Her Social Duties 24:36 Read by TracyB
Delicate Points for Our Girl 14:06 Read by TracyB
Our Own and Other People’s Children 11:41 Read by BettyB
Our Neighbors 11:36 Read by Lynda Marie Neilson
Church and Parish 9:58 Read by ADKreader
The Woman’s Club 14:10 Read by BettyB
Charities, Public and Private 10:54 Read by BettyB
Courtesy from the Young to the Old 12:15 Read by Kathleen Moore
Mistress and Maid 11:21 Read by Kathleen Moore
The Woman Without a Maid 13:29 Read by Kathleen Moore
Woman in Business Relations 9:08 Read by BettyB
A Financial Study for Our Young Couple 13:53 Read by Lynda Marie Neilson
More Talk About Allowances 6:47 Read by Lynda Marie Neilson
A Few of the Little Things that Are Big Things 34:20 Read by Lynda Marie Neilson
On Manner 12:00 Read by TracyB
Self-Help and Observation 5:41 Read by David Daniel

Reviews

(5 stars)

An interesting and fun read. We are so very lucky that most of these complicated and restraining social rules and hierarchies have long since become obsolete!

A very fun book

(5 stars)

Glad some of these things are gone.