Gentlewomen Aim to Please: Edited from Victorian Manuels of Etiquette, Jerrard Tickell, London: George Routledge & Sons, 1933.

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An evening party begins about nine o’clock pm and ends about midnight, or somewhat later. Good breeding neither demands that you present yourself at the commencement, nor remain till the close of the evening.  You come and go as may be most convenient to you, and by these means are liberty to present yourself at two or three houses during a single evening.

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