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Routledge's Manual of Etiquette   By: (1812-1888)

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ROUTLEDGE'S MANUAL OF ETIQUETTE

ETIQUETTE FOR LADIES ETIQUETTE FOR GENTLEMEN BALL ROOM COMPANION COURTSHIP & MATRIMONY HOW TO DRESS WELL HOW TO CARVE TOASTS AND SENTIMENTS

GEORGE ROUTLEDGE AND SONS

CONTENTS.

ETIQUETTE FOR LADIES.

I. Introductions II. Letters of Introduction III. Visiting, Morning Calls, Cards IV. Conversation V. Notes of Invitation, &c. VI. The Promenade VII. Dress VIII. Morning and Evening Parties IX. The Dinner table X. The Ball room XI. Staying at a Friend's House Breakfast, Luncheon, &c. XII. General Hints

ETIQUETTE FOR GENTLEMEN.

I. Introductions II. Letters of Introduction III. Visiting, Morning Calls, Cards, &c. IV. Conversation V. Notes of Invitation, &c. VI. The Promenade VII. Dress VIII. Riding and Driving IX. Morning and Evening Parties X. The Dinner table XI. The Ball room XII. Staying at a Friend's House Breakfast, Luncheon, &c. XIII. General Hints

BALL ROOM GUIDE.

I. How to organize a Ball II. Ball room Toilette (Ladies) " " (Gentlemen) III. Etiquette of the Ball room IV. The Quadrille V. The Caledonians VI. The Lancers VII. The Double Lancers VIII. Coulon's Double Quadrille IX. The Polka X. The Cellarius XI. The Mazurka Quadrille XII. The Polka Mazurka XIII. The Redowa, or Redova XIV. The Schottische XV. The Varsoviana, or Varsovienne XVI. The Gorlitza XVII. The Valse à Trois Temps XVIII. The Valse à Deux Temps XIX. The New Valse XX. The Galop XXI. The Cotillon XXII. The Spanish Dance XXIII. The Tempête XXIV. Sir Roger de Coverley XXV. Glossary of Terms used in Dancing

ETIQUETTE OF COURTSHIP AND MATRIMONY.

I. FIRST STEPS IN COURTSHIP.

Advice to both parties at the outset Introduction to the Lady's Family

II. ETIQUETTE OF COURTSHIP.

Restrictions imposed by Etiquette What the Lady should observe in early Courtship What the Suitor should observe Etiquette as to Presents The Proposal Mode of Refusal when not approved Conduct to be observed by a Rejected Suitor Refusal by the Lady's Parents or Guardians

III. ETIQUETTE OF AN ENGAGEMENT.

Demeanour of the Betrothed Pair Should a Courtship be long or short?

IV. PRELIMINARY ETIQUETTE OF A WEDDING.

Fixing the Day How to be Married: by Banns, Licence, &c. The Trousseau Duties to be attended to by the Bridegroom Who should be asked to the Wedding Bridesmaids and Bridegroom's men, Duties of

V. ETIQUETTE OF A WEDDING.

Costume of Bride, Bridesmaids, and Bridegroom Arrival at the Church The Marriage Ceremonial Registry of the Marriage Return Home and Wedding Breakfast Departure for the Honeymoon

VI. ETIQUETTE AFTER THE WEDDING.

Wedding Cards: Modern Practice of "No Cards" Reception and Return of Wedding Visits

VII.

Practical Advice to a Newly married Couple

HOW TO DRESS WELL.

I. Introduction II. Taste in Dress III. Fashion in Dress IV. Expense of Dress V. Accessories VI. A Few Words More

HOW TO CARVE.

Hints on the Dinner table Carving

FISH.

Turbot Cod Fish Salmon, &c. Mackerel

JOINTS.

Haunch of Venison or Mutton Saddle of Mutton Leg of Mutton Shoulder of Mutton Loin of Mutton Neck of Mutton Fore Quarter of Lamb Sirloin of Beef Ribs of Beef Round of Beef Aitch bone of Beef Rump or Buttock of Beef Tongue Calf's Head Loin of Veal Fillet of Veal Breast of Veal Knuckle of Veal Shoulder and Neck of Veal Leg or Hand of Pork Spare rib of Pork Ham Sucking Pig

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