The Gentleman and Lady's Book of Politeness and Propriety of Deportment


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(3.8 stars; 5 reviews)

A mid-nineteenth century book of etiquette. (Summary by Libby Gohn) (5 hr 23 min)

Chapters

01 - Part 1, Introduction - Of Propriety of Deportment, and its Advantages 8:30 Read by Lyn Silva
02 - Part 1, Chapter 1 - Of Propriety of Conduct in Relation to Religious Duties 9:46 Read by Chessie Joy
03 - Part 1, Chapter 2 - Of Propriety of Conduct in Relation to Domestic Duties 3:44 Read by Jolie O'Dell
04 - Part 1, Chapter 3 - Of Propriety of Conduct in Conjugal and Domestic Relat… 11:00 Read by Lyn Silva
05 - Part 1, Chapter 4 - Of Propriety as Regards One's Self 20:45 Read by Lori Arsenault
06 - Part 1, Chapter 5 - Of Propriety in Regard to One's Business or Profession 22:39 Read by Annette McGuinness
07 - Part 2, Chapter 1 - Of Deportment in the Street 11:10 Read by Tammy Stalcup
08 - Part 2, Chapter 2 - Of Different Kinds of Visits 34:55 Read by John Kooz
09 - Part 2, Chapter 3 - Of the Manner of Receiving Visitors 11:03 Read by Tom Merritt
10 - Part 2, Chapter 4 - Of the Carriage of the Body 8:39 Read by Snapdragon
11 - Part 2, Chapter 5 - Of Physical Proprieties in Conversation 24:24 Read by Jill Engle
12 - Part 2, Chapter 6 - Of the Moral Observances in Conversation 33:59 Read by Jolie O'Dell
13 - Part 2, Chapter 7 - Of Epistolary Composition 24:31 Read by Jill Engle
14 - Part 2, Chapter 8 - Additional Rules in Respect to the Social Relations 18:44 Read by Loveday
15 - Part 2, Chapter 9 - Of Travelling 5:14 Read by Snapdragon
16 - Part 3, Chapter 1 - Of Entertainments 10:08 Read by Anna Simon
17 - Part 3, Chapter 2 - Of Promenades, Parties, and Amusements 16:07 Read by Kevin W. Davidson
18 - Part 3, Chapter 3 - Of Balls, Concerts, and Public Shows 14:03 Read by Vanessa Garcia
19 - Part 3, Chapter 4 - Of the Duties of Hospitality 5:18 Read by Arnie Horton
20 - Part 4, Chapter 1 - Of Marriage and Baptism 11:13 Read by Pamela Krantz
21 - Part 4, Chapter 2 - Of Duties toward the Unfortunate 17:33 Read by Lucretia B.

Reviews

Jolie O'Dell is an excellent reader


(4 stars)

I hope she reads more books soon!

Absolutely Hilarious


(5 stars)

A delightful dry humor, punctuated by the narrator's delivery.