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Objects of marriage. Duties of a wife. Her importance
A common error abroad. Real object of woman. In
what respects she is to submit to her husband. Bible
CHAPTER III. KINDNESS.
Effects of kindness on brute animals-on savages-on
children. Case of a father. Effects of kindness on
Influence of cheerfulness. Opinion of the Journal of
Health. Dr. Salgues' opinion. Interesting anecdote.
Duty of confidence. Married women not always wives.
Confiding in gossips. Fault in education. A bad
CHAPTER VI. SYMPATHY.
Scripture doctrine. Miss Edgeworth's opinion-Dr.
Rush's. Effects of sympathy. Disposition to vex
CHAPTER VII. FRIENDSHIP.
Few real friends. Parents not always true friends to
children. Anecdote. Stormy period of life. Neces-
CHAPTER VIII. LOVE.
Is it necessary for love to decline after marriage ? In-
ternal love increases. Means of increasing it. Doing
DELICACY AND MODESTY.
Many forms of immodesty. A quotation. Modesty in
matrimony. Unchaste language. Example to the
CHAPTER X. LOVE OF HOME.
Paul's opinion. Effects of “gadding.” Anecdote. Dis-
like of home. Error in female education. Impor.
A principle. Self-respect should be early cultivated.
CHAPTER XII. PURITY OF CHARACTER.
Explanation of the term. Impurity of character very
Case of Lucius and Emilia. Seduction.
Simplicity a virtue. Very rare. Simplicity of language.
Story of Mrs. L. Simplicity of conduct. 108-112
Great importance of neatness. Want of it. Effects on
the husband. Neatness in small matters. Structure
ORDER AND METHOD.
Order, heaven's first law. Importance to the house-
keeper. Book-learning. Prejudices against it. Story
CHAPTER XVI. PUNCTUALITY.
ence on others. Various forms of punctuality. Anec-
Real state of the case. Appeal to those
CHAPTER XVII. EARLY RISING.
the habit. Retire early-with a quiet stomach-a
CHAPTER XVIII. INDUSTRY.
CHAPTER XIX. DOMESTIC ECONOMY.
ter anticipated. Servants—their general employment
CHAPTER XX. DOMESTIC REFORM.
A great mistake in education. Nature
of the mistake. Cause of the pecuniary distress of our
CHAPTER XXI. SOBRIETY.
perance. Tea drinking. Effects of tea and coffee.
CHAPTER XXII. DISCRETION.
ions of Gisborne. Various forms of indiscretion.
CHAPTER XXIII. SCOLDING.
tent scolds. Periodical scolding. Other forms of
CHAPTER XXIV. FORBEARANCE.
Spirit of forbearance a pearl of great price. Cases