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What Our Girls Ought to Know (Paperback) Loot Price: R498 Discovery Miles 4 980
What Our Girls Ought to Know (Paperback): Mary J. Studley
What Our Girls Ought to Know (Paperback): Mary J. Studley

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What Our Girls Ought to Know (Paperback)

Mary J. Studley

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1878 edition. Excerpt: ...matter where it can taint the air. I have seen young ladies allow the water to stand in vases of flowers until the air of the room was foul with emanations therefrom. I have noticed that young ladies who wear corsets often continue to wear them unwashed so long that the odor of the perspiration from the axillae announces their presence even before one sees them. These are but few of many little points of nicety in regard to our personal habits the sum of which constitutes cleanliness. I need not remind you that if you engage in the occupation of street-sweeping as your voluntary contribution toward the sanitary good of the city, the skirts which you nse for this purpose should be changed before you enter the drawing-room. You certainly would not invite the man who is hired to do this work into your parlor until he had first changed his clothes, and you certainly must be as untidy as he, even though yours has been a labor of love where his has been hired service. Of course, it is evident that each of yon also needs to go to the bath as often as you engage in this occupation. The last cause of unclean blood of which I have to speak is that very common condition of the alimentary canal known as obstinate constipation. Ask any physician what he or she is oftenest called upon to treat among women who wear corsets, and who spend much time in sedentary, indoor occupations, or in idleness, and you will find it to be this. It is the inevitable result of such lives, and the foul breath attending the condition is only one of many accompaniments, all of which combine, at frequent intervals, to induce an aching head or a violent attack of neuralgia in some one or more sets of nerves. Such people are good patrons of patent pills, and are never without...

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Imprint: Theclassics.Us
Country of origin: United States
Release date: September 2013
First published: September 2013
Authors: Mary J. Studley
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 3mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 46
ISBN-13: 978-1-230-85874-6
Barcode: 9781230858746
Categories: Books
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LSN: 1-230-85874-1

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