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All posts for the month July, 2011

Trifles that Perfect the Costume

The must have fashion accessories for this season: 1. This high collar from Paris concedes a bit of a V-neck opening in front. 2. Spanish hair comb in blond shell with green brilliants. 3. French brooch embroidered in silk with a safety pin closure at back. 4. Narrow ribbon watch fobs from Paris. A Paris […]

Little Talk On Engaged Couples

The little winged god Cupid, armed with his deadly bow and arrow, and aiming here, there, and everywhere his deestructive darts, has, we are fain to believe, the fatal power of rendering his victims blind, so that they have no longer any sense of proportion, and ofttimes make themselves ridiculous in the eyes of clearer-sighted […]

Privilege of Marriage

Rules from Thomas Paine’s Utopia – I  don’t think anyone would be eligible for marriage today: “Their women are not married before eighteen nor their men before two-and- twenty, and if any of them run into forbidden embraces before marriage they are severely punished, and the privilege of marriage is denied them unless they can […]

Proposing as a fine art

vintage proposal scene

Man proposes, but oh how bunglingly, how inartisticly, he does it. The large number of proposals result from words spoken by men; and how many more would result if the fine art of proposing was better known. No 1. The Casual Proposal This is the most common, unplanned type of proposal. A man mentioning as […]