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Trials and Confessions of a Housekeeper

Trials and Confessions of a Housekeeper by Timothy S. Arthur
By: (1809-1885)

Is housekeeping such a trial? Mrs. Smith thinks so and confesses all in this merry account of her escapades and near disasters!

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TRIALS AND CONFESSIONS OF A HOUSEKEEPER.

BY

T. S. Arthur

PHILADELPHIA:

1859.

INTRODUCTION.

UNDER the title of Confessions of a Housekeeper, a portion of the matter in this volume has already appeared. The book is now considerably increased, and the range of subjects made to embrace the grave and instructive, as well as the agreeable and amusing. The author is sure, that no lady reader, familiar with the trials, perplexities, and incidents of housekeeping, can fail to recognize many of her own experiences, for nearly every picture that is here presented, has been drawn from life.

CONTENTS.

CHAPTER

I. MY SPECULATION IN CHINA WARE. II. SOMETHING ABOUT COOKS. III. LIGHT ON THE SUBJECT. IV. CHEAP FURNITURE. V. IS IT ECONOMY? VI. LIVING AT A CONVENIENT DISTANCE. VII. THE PICKED UP DINNER. VIII. WHO IS KRISS KRINGLE? IX. NOT AT HOME. X. SHIRT BUTTONS. XI. PAVEMENT WASHING IN WINTER. XII. REGARD FOR THE POOR. XIII. SOMETHING MORE ABOUT COOKS... Continue reading book >>


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