The Daughters of England

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The Daughters of England  (1842) 
by Sarah Stickney Ellis
(transcription project)
THE


DAUGHTERS OF ENGLAND.


THEIR


POSITION IN SOCIETY,


CHARACTER AND RESPONSIBILITIES.


BY


MRS. ELLIS,


author of "the women of england," "sons of the soil," hints to make
  home happy
," and summer and winter in the pyrenees."



NEW-YORK.
D. APPLETON AND COMPANY.
1842.

CONTENTS.




PREFACE
v
CHAPTER I
Important Inquiries 7
CHAPTER II
Economy of Time 25
CHAPTER III
Cleverness—Learning—Knowledge 42
CHAPTER IV
Music, Painting, and Poetry 75
CHAPTER V
Taste, Tact, and Observation 100
CHAPTER VI
Beauty, Health, and Temper 123
CHAPTER VII
Society, Fashion, and Love of Distinction 151
CHAPTER VIII
Gratitude and Affection 177
CHAPTER IX
Friendship and Flirtation 192
CHAPTER X
Love and Courtship 223
CHAPTER XI
Selfishness, Vanity, Artifice, and Integrity 241
CHAPTER XII
Dedication of Youth 263
This work was published before January 1, 1923, and is in the public domain worldwide because the author died at least 100 years ago.