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Twentieth century culture and deportment, or, The lady and gentleman at home and abroad - containing rules of etiquette for all occasions (1899) (14592422329)

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Twentieth century culture and deportment, or, The lady and gentleman at home and abroad - containing rules of etiquette for all occasions (1899) (14592422329)

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Title: Twentieth century culture and deportment, or, The lady and gentleman at home and abroad : containing rules of etiquette for all occasions ...
Year: 1899 (1890s)
Authors: Cooke, Maud C
Subjects: Etiquette
Publisher: Philadelphia : National Publishing Co.
Contributing Library: The Library of Congress
Digitizing Sponsor: The Library of Congress



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nthe children are all. Frequently they carry baskets of flowers, and,preceding the newly-made wife in her progress down the church aisle,they scatter the blossoms in her pathway. Sometimes this order is changed, and children rise in groups fromseats near the front, and, preceding the bridal cortege to the door,scatter flowers before them. Children selected for this purpose shouldbe under ten. Young boys, selected from among relatives, are some-times dressed as pages and accompany the bride as train-bearers. Bridemaids usually consult the bride as to their toilets, and eachother as well, that there may be no unfortunate combinations of colorto mar the effect of the whole. They usually dress in colors, unlessthe bride choose some faint tint for her costume ; then it is customaryfor them to wear pure white, and sometimes the whole group areclad in spotless purity. The bridemaids gowns are walking length, as a rule, and theywear large, picturesque hats, overshadowed with plumes or adorned
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