Title: Our deportment; or, The manners, conduct and dress of the most refined society; including forms for letters, invitations, etc., etc. Also, valuable suggestions on home culture and training
Year: 1885 (1880s)
Authors: Young, John H
Publisher: Detroit, Mich. [etc.] F.B. Dickerson & Co.
Contributing Library: Smithsonian Libraries
Digitizing Sponsor: Smithsonian Libraries
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see them to their carriages, unless overcoats andhats are on for departure. When balls are given, if the weather is bad, an awningshould be provided for the protection of those passingfrom their carriages to the house. In all cases, a broadpiece of carpet should be spread from the door to thecarriage steps. Gentlemen should engage their partners for theapproaching dance, before the music strikes up. In a private dance, a lady cannot well refuse to dance t* 7>ii,Miinwn.n,,.!,..;,!!,)!,,! i ,,.,,>;,i,,i1,.il,-i1fii,^l/>if>ii,i,M)1ilft!v«n^j,f,Mil:,ii.i ,,!,> !,,■ i,»i ,■!),^ -ol.MuouMuM.Ml.M^t.MuXUMnMWI.Ml.M^U.MWM.MuM.Ml.-ll^l.Ml^ljMuMtnuMlMuMHX^ lMliMlMli«MlUl(l||Hl«*lttf 144 RECEPTIONS, PASTIES AND BALLS. with any gentleman who invites her, unless she has aprevious engagement. If she declines from weariness,the gentleman will show her a compliment by abstainingfrom dancing himself, and remaining with her while thedance progresses.
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