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A Treatise On Domestic Economy

Auhtor: Catherine Esther Beecher

Language: english

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Review by Daniel G. Lebryk, February 2006


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... why it is recommended that persons should not sleep in the article they wear next the skin through the day. The alternate change and airing of the ...
... the favorable influence on the nervous and muscular system, thus gained, it has been shown, that exercise imparts fresh strength and vitality to ...
... then offered a reward for the future, if, in a given time, she succeeded in improving in this respect. Not a tone of anger was uttered and yet the ...
... and the relative charities of other persons. There have been such indistinct notions, and so many different standards of duty, on this subject, ...
... a habit of self-denying benevolence, which toils for the good of others, and takes from one's own store, to increase the enjoyments of another. ...
... provides that the publisher shall guaranty the sales and thus secure against any losses for bad debts, for which he shall receive five per cent. He ...
... very much lessen the evil in question. Another subject of complaint, in regard to domestics, is, their pride, insubordination, and spirit not ...
... one or two assistant nurses were necessary a physician was called, two or three times a week and, in this time, there were between thirty ...
... to nursing the sick. As nothing contributes more to the restoration of health, than pure air, it should be a primary object, to keep a sick-room ...
... b, Stairs. c, Passage. d, d, d, d, Closets. e, e, e, e, Fireplaces.] Figures 29 and 30, are plans for a larger house, which can have either ...
... on the tubs, save soap and time. Provide, also, a clothes-bag, in which to boil clothes an indigo-bag, of double flannel a starch-strainer, of coarse ...
... of the conjugal association is man. They do not, therefore, deny him the right of directing his partner and they maintain, that, in the smaller ...
... their persons and rooms neat and in order. On Packing and Storing Articles. Fold a gentleman's coat, thus:-Lay it on a table or bed, the ...
... many should be planted together, that they may assist each other in breaking the soil. When the plants are an inch high, thin them out, leaving ...
... the example of Providence, which scatters profusely both good and ill, and combines therewith the caution alike of experience, revelation, and conscience, ...
... application of labor and science to a limited spot, for convenience, for profit, or for ornament,-though implying a higher state of cultivation, ...
... as a nation, are distinguished for systematic housekeeping, and for a great love of order, cleanliness, and comfort. And American women, to a greater ...
... particularly all tendencies to curvature of the spine while, at the same time, it tends to promote grace of movement, and easy manners. ...
... expansion and contraction, as it receives and expels the blood. With one throb, the blood is sent from the right ventricle into the lungs, ...
... the latter closes, until the portion received has had some time to move around and combine with the gastric juice and that the orifice of the stomach ...