Fair Adornment – The Young Woman’s Guide

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“Contentment and patience; self-denial and submission … (cough) … humility and subordination … (splutter) … prudence and discretion … (yup) … are all virtues, the seeds of which should be sown by you in early youth, that their rich ripe fruits may be gathered in after life …” (a little gem from The Young Woman’s Guide, republished circa 1894, original date unknown)

I’m going to be all of the above and zip it …)

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The Poetical Works of Walter Scoot

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This book was published in 1826. Look very closely and you will spot the ‘deliberate’ spelling mistake. I thought the 19th century was supposed to be a Golden Age in Scottish education …