Thirteen Years of a Busy Woman's Life
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Thirteen Years of a Busy Woman's Life

By Mrs. Alec Tweedie
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Table of Contents
  • THIRTEEN YEARS OF A BUSY WOMAN’S LIFE
  • CONTENTS
  • ILLUSTRATIONS
  • PROLOGUE
  • PART I CHILDHOOD
    • CHAPTER I THE GOLDEN AGE
  • PART II GIRLHOOD
    • CHAPTER II THE GIRL IS MOTHER TO THE WOMAN
  • PART III WOMANHOOD
    • CHAPTER III “WOOED AND MARRIED, AND A’”
    • CHAPTER IV “A WINTER JAUNT TO NORWAY”
    • CHAPTER V “THE TENDER GRACE OF A DAY THAT IS DEAD”
  • PART IV WIDOWHOOD AND WORK
    • CHAPTER VI WIDOWHOOD AND WORK Labor omnia vincit
    • CHAPTER VII WRITERS: SIR WALTER BESANT, JOHN OLIVER HOBBES, MRS. RIDDELL, MRS. LYNN LINTON
    • CHAPTER VIII JOURNALISM
    • CHAPTER IX ON THE MAKING OF BOOKS
    • CHAPTER X THE END OF A CENTURY
    • CHAPTER XI MEXICO AS I SAW IT
    • CHAPTER XII THE CONTENTS OF A WORKING-WOMAN’S LETTER-BOX
  • PART V THE SWEETS OF ADVERSITY
    • CHAPTER XIII ABOUT PAINTERS
    • CHAPTER XIV ON SCULPTORS AND MODELLING
    • CHAPTER XV MORE PAINTERS, AND WHISTLER IN PARTICULAR
    • CHAPTER XVI “THEY THAT GO DOWN TO THE SEA IN SHIPS”
    • CHAPTER XVII LORD LI AND A CHINESE LUNCHEON
    • CHAPTER XVIII FROM STAGELAND TO SHAKESPEARE-LAND
    • CHAPTER XIX ON WOMAN NOWADAYS
    • CHAPTER XX AMERICAN NOTES
    • CHAPTER XXI CANADIAN PEEPS
    • CHAPTER XXII PUBLIC DINNERS
    • CHAPTER XXIII PRIVATE DINNERS
    • CHAPTER XXIV FROM GAY TO GRAVE
    • CHAPTER XXV ON JOTTINGS
    • CHAPTER XXVI MORE JOTTINGS: AND HYDE PARK
    • CHAPTER XXVII BURIED IN PARCELS
    • CHAPTER XXVIII WORK RELAXED: AND ORCHARDSON
    • CHAPTER XXIX DIAZ
    • EPILOGUE QUITE WELL AGAIN
  • FOOTNOTES:
  • INDEX
  • Mexico as I Saw It By MRS. ALEC TWEEDIE (née HARLEY)
    • Through Finland in Carts
    • Hyde Park: Its History and Romance
    • Behind the Footlights TWO EDITIONS
    • George Harley, F.R.S.; or, The Life of a Harley Street Physician By HIS DAUGHTER
    • A Girl’s Ride in Iceland FOUR EDITIONS
    • NOTICE
    • LIVING MASTERS OF MUSIC.
    • STARS OF THE STAGE
    • A CATALOGUE OF MEMOIRS, BIOGRAPHIES, ETC.
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