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Religious duties, 470. Value of habitual piety, 471. Deep
gratitude to God earnestly inculcated, 472. Necessity of
regular acts of worship, 473. Prayer, ib. Private devotion
indispensable, 475. Family worship, 477. Effect of it on
the mind, ib. Public worship, and attendance of servants
at, 479.
Attention to the poor, a religious duty, 486.
Resignation, of what the effect, and to what opposed, 454.
Rice, 248.

Ringworm of the scalp and scald-head, 305.
Roots, how kept, 263.

Routs, 102.


Salmon, helping to, 92. Choice of, 238.

Servants, 128. Number of, too many to be avoided, 131.
Food for, and regularity of meals for, 132. Meals of dif-
ferent, when taken, 133. Illness of, and treatment during,
134. Indulgence towards, visiting by, and when, 136, 137.
Receiving visits, 137. Dress of female, 139. Wages of,
140-142. Board, 143. Presents to, discouraged, ib.
Hiring, register-offices, 144, 145. Love of change, and bad
effects of it amongst, 146. Character of, necessity of giving
a strictly true one, 147, 148. Influence of example on, 149.
Education, 150. Housekeeper, duties of, 151. Cook, qua-
lifications and duties of, 153–162. Housemaid, 162–168.
Laundry-maid, 169. Nurse-maid, 171–175. Footman,
175-180. Illness of, 296. Expenses of illness of, 298.
Scarlet fever, 305.

Shopping, and seeing sights, 394, 395.

Sick-room, visiting the, and useful lesson afforded by, 488, 489.
Skate, choice of, 238.

Sincerity strongly inculcated, 438.

Sleep, duration of, 274.

Soap, quantity to be used for a week's wash, 170. 247.
Society, entrance into, for young persons, 409. Influence of
women in, 432.

Soles, choice of, 238.

Stains, removal of, from silks and woollens, 200.

Strangers ought not to be acquainted with family occurrences,


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Table, dinner, 72.

Taste, expensive, 114. To what claim they must yield, 116.
Temper, influence of a good, 50. In a wife over her husband,
51. Over her children, 53. Over her servants, 56. Effects
of a good, in society, 57.

Thrush, the, 361.

Time, advantages of economizing, 376. Disposal of, for the
day, 387.

Toast and water, 329.

Tradesmen's books, 245.

Turkeys, carving, 86.

Typhus fever, 307.


Vaccination, remarks on, 368–374.
Veal, 236.

Veal tea, 329.

Venison, 237. Carving, 90.

Vice, exclusion from society the unavoidable consequences of,


Visiting and visits, forms of, 58. Morning, 59. Time for, and
duration of, ib. When made to, and by a newly-married
woman, ib. Economy of time with regard to, 60. Not at
home to, 61. Restrictions to, when, and to whom neces-
sary, 64.
Arrangements of the drawing-rooms at, 65.
General regulations relative to, 67, 68. Dinner, see Dinner
parties, 68. Evening, see Evening parties, 96. The houses
of the poor, 120. General conduct while visiting, 407.


Wages, see Servants, 140. Table of rates of, 142.
Washing at home, 190. Children, 185.

Wardrobe, division of, ornamental and useful, 192.
Weaning infants, 363. Food after, 367.

Whiting, choice of, 239.

Widow and widowhood, conduct during the earlier time of,
455, 456. Her conduct towards her husband's executors
and the guardians of her children, 457. Towards her
late husband's family and friends, 458. Towards her other
friends, 459.

Will, making a, and portions to children under, 466, 467.
Wine-cellar, 255.

Wines, directions as to bottling, 258. Home-made, 259.
Wine, white wine whey, 327.

Woollens, preservation of, 203.

Women, importance and influence of, in society, 432. Failings
of, 437.

Worship, private or family, 477. Public, 479.

Wounds, dressing, 353.

Bandage for, 334.

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