Book of Etiquette, Volume 2
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Book of Etiquette, Volume 2

By Lillian Eichler Watson
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Table of Contents
  • PART III
  • CHAPTER I SERVANTS
    • THE SERVANT IN THE HOUSEHOLD
      • A WORD TO THE MISTRESS
      • A WORD TO THE SERVANT
      • HOW TO ADDRESS SERVANTS
      • THE CHILD AND THE SERVANT
      • THE INVISIBLE BARRIER
      • WHEN THE SERVANT SPEAKS
      • THE SERVANTS OF A BIG HOUSE
      • THE BUTLER
      • CORRECT DRESS FOR THE BUTLER
      • THE SECOND MAN
      • THE CHAUFFEUR
      • DUTIES OF THE CHAUFFEUR
      • THE VALET
      • THE PAGE
      • THE MAID-SERVANTS
      • LADY'S MAID
      • THE NURSE-MAID
      • DUTIES OF HOUSE-MAID
      • IN CONCLUSION
    • A WORD TO THE MISTRESS
    • A WORD TO THE SERVANT
    • HOW TO ADDRESS SERVANTS
    • THE CHILD AND THE SERVANT
    • THE INVISIBLE BARRIER
    • WHEN THE SERVANT SPEAKS
    • THE SERVANTS OF A BIG HOUSE
    • THE BUTLER
    • CORRECT DRESS FOR THE BUTLER
    • THE SECOND MAN
    • THE CHAUFFEUR
    • DUTIES OF THE CHAUFFEUR
    • THE VALET
    • THE PAGE
    • THE MAID-SERVANTS
    • LADY'S MAID
    • THE NURSE-MAID
    • DUTIES OF HOUSE-MAID
    • IN CONCLUSION
    • CHAPTER II DINNERS
      • ABOUT THE AMERICAN HOSTESS
      • PLANNING THE FORMAL DINNER
      • ARRANGING THE TABLE
      • STARTING AT THE CENTER
      • SOME IMPORTANT DETAILS
      • TABLE ETIQUETTE
      • TABLE SERVICE
      • USE OF THE NAPKIN
      • THE SPOON AT THE DINNER TABLE
      • THE FORK AND KNIFE
      • FINGER FOODS
      • TABLE ACCIDENTS
      • THE HOSTESS
      • WHEN THE GUESTS ARRIVE
      • THE SUCCESSFUL HOSTESS
      • THE GUEST
      • COMMENTS ON FOOD
      • SECOND HELPINGS
      • THE MENU
      • SPECIAL ENTERTAINMENT
      • WHEN TO LEAVE
      • TAKING LEAVE
      • INVITING A STOP-GAP
      • SIMPLE DINNERS
      • INVITING CONGENIAL GUESTS
      • WHEN THERE ARE NO SERVANTS
      • HOTEL DINNERS
      • DRESS FOR DINNER
    • ABOUT THE AMERICAN HOSTESS
    • PLANNING THE FORMAL DINNER
    • ARRANGING THE TABLE
    • STARTING AT THE CENTER
    • SOME IMPORTANT DETAILS
    • TABLE ETIQUETTE
    • TABLE SERVICE
    • USE OF THE NAPKIN
    • THE SPOON AT THE DINNER TABLE
    • THE FORK AND KNIFE
    • FINGER FOODS
    • TABLE ACCIDENTS
    • THE HOSTESS
    • WHEN THE GUESTS ARRIVE
    • THE SUCCESSFUL HOSTESS
    • THE GUEST
    • COMMENTS ON FOOD
    • SECOND HELPINGS
    • THE MENU
    • SPECIAL ENTERTAINMENT
    • WHEN TO LEAVE
    • TAKING LEAVE
    • INVITING A STOP-GAP
    • SIMPLE DINNERS
    • INVITING CONGENIAL GUESTS
    • WHEN THERE ARE NO SERVANTS
    • HOTEL DINNERS
    • DRESS FOR DINNER
    • CHAPTER III LUNCHEONS
      • PURPOSE OF THE LUNCHEON
      • INFORMAL LUNCHEONS
      • ABOUT THE TABLE
      • THE FORMAL LUNCHEON
      • THE TABLE FOR THE FORMAL LUNCHEON
      • HOSTESS AND GUEST
      • FORMAL AND INFORMAL BREAKFASTS
      • DRESS FOR LUNCHEONS AND BREAKFASTS
    • PURPOSE OF THE LUNCHEON
    • INFORMAL LUNCHEONS
    • ABOUT THE TABLE
    • THE FORMAL LUNCHEON
    • THE TABLE FOR THE FORMAL LUNCHEON
    • HOSTESS AND GUEST
    • FORMAL AND INFORMAL BREAKFASTS
    • DRESS FOR LUNCHEONS AND BREAKFASTS
    • CHAPTER IV TEAS AND OTHER ENTERTAINMENTS
      • EVOLUTION OF THE AFTERNOON TEA
      • THE SIMPLER TEA
      • THE FORMAL TEA
      • THE TEA-TABLE
      • DRESS AT TEA TIME
      • THE GARDEN PARTY
      • RECEIVING THE GUESTS
      • ON THE LAWN
      • DRESS FOR GARDEN PARTIES AND LAWN FESTIVALS
      • WOMAN'S GARDEN COSTUME
      • THE MAN AT THE GARDEN PARTY
      • HOUSE PARTIES
      • SENDING THE INVITATION
      • WHEN THE GUESTS ARRIVE
      • ENTERTAINING AT THE HOUSE PARTY
      • HOSTESS AND GUESTS AT THE HOUSE PARTY
      • "TIPPING" THE SERVANTS
    • EVOLUTION OF THE AFTERNOON TEA
    • THE SIMPLER TEA
    • THE FORMAL TEA
    • THE TEA-TABLE
    • DRESS AT TEA TIME
    • THE GARDEN PARTY
    • RECEIVING THE GUESTS
    • ON THE LAWN
    • DRESS FOR GARDEN PARTIES AND LAWN FESTIVALS
    • WOMAN'S GARDEN COSTUME
    • THE MAN AT THE GARDEN PARTY
    • HOUSE PARTIES
    • SENDING THE INVITATION
    • WHEN THE GUESTS ARRIVE
    • ENTERTAINING AT THE HOUSE PARTY
    • HOSTESS AND GUESTS AT THE HOUSE PARTY
    • "TIPPING" THE SERVANTS
    • CHAPTER V WHEN THE BACHELOR ENTERTAINS
      • WHEN THE BACHELOR IS HOST
      • WELCOMING THE GUESTS
      • TEA AT A BACHELOR APARTMENT
      • THE BACHELOR DANCE
      • THEATER PARTIES
      • YACHTING PARTIES
    • WHEN THE BACHELOR IS HOST
    • WELCOMING THE GUESTS
    • TEA AT A BACHELOR APARTMENT
    • THE BACHELOR DANCE
    • THEATER PARTIES
    • YACHTING PARTIES
    • CHAPTER VI MUSICALES AND PRIVATE THEATRICALS
      • PREPARATIONS FOR THE MUSICALE
      • THE AFTERNOON MUSICALE
      • THE EVENING MUSICALE
      • CARD PARTIES AT THE MUSICALE
      • DUTIES OF GUESTS AT MUSICALES
      • DRESS AT THE MUSICALE
      • ARRANGING PRIVATE THEATRICALS
      • THE PLAYERS
      • THE GUESTS
      • HOST AND HOSTESS
    • PREPARATIONS FOR THE MUSICALE
    • THE AFTERNOON MUSICALE
    • THE EVENING MUSICALE
    • CARD PARTIES AT THE MUSICALE
    • DUTIES OF GUESTS AT MUSICALES
    • DRESS AT THE MUSICALE
    • ARRANGING PRIVATE THEATRICALS
    • THE PLAYERS
    • THE GUESTS
    • HOST AND HOSTESS
    • CHAPTER VII DANCING
      • DANCING AS A HEALTHFUL ART
      • DANCE-GIVING NO LONGER A LUXURY
      • THE DÉBUT DANCE
      • COSTUME BALLS
      • SUBSCRIPTION DANCES
      • THE BALLROOM
      • MUSIC AT THE DANCE
      • DANCE PROGRAMS
      • DINNER DANCES
      • DRESSING ROOMS
      • THE DANCE
      • WHEN THE LADY IS ASKED TO DANCE
      • "CUTTING IN"
      • DANCING POSITIONS
      • WHEN THE GUEST DOES NOT DANCE
      • PUBLIC DANCES
      • A PLEA FOR DANCING
      • THE CHARM OF DRESS IN DANCING
      • AT THE AFTERNOON DANCE
      • GENTLEMEN AT THE DANCE
      • DRESS FOR THE BALL
      • DRESS OF THE DÉBUTANTE
      • WRAPS AT THE BALL
      • BALL DRESS FOR MEN
      • FOR THE SIMPLE COUNTRY DANCE
    • DANCING AS A HEALTHFUL ART
    • DANCE-GIVING NO LONGER A LUXURY
    • THE DÉBUT DANCE
    • COSTUME BALLS
    • SUBSCRIPTION DANCES
    • THE BALLROOM
    • MUSIC AT THE DANCE
    • DANCE PROGRAMS
    • DINNER DANCES
    • DRESSING ROOMS
    • THE DANCE
    • WHEN THE LADY IS ASKED TO DANCE
    • "CUTTING IN"
    • DANCING POSITIONS
    • WHEN THE GUEST DOES NOT DANCE
    • PUBLIC DANCES
    • A PLEA FOR DANCING
    • THE CHARM OF DRESS IN DANCING
    • AT THE AFTERNOON DANCE
    • GENTLEMEN AT THE DANCE
    • DRESS FOR THE BALL
    • DRESS OF THE DÉBUTANTE
    • WRAPS AT THE BALL
    • BALL DRESS FOR MEN
    • FOR THE SIMPLE COUNTRY DANCE
    • CHAPTER VIII GAMES AND SPORT
      • WHY THE WORLD PLAYS
      • FAIR PLAY
      • INDOOR GAMES
      • CHESS
      • BRIDGE
      • BILLIARDS AND CROQUET
      • OUTDOOR GAMES
      • LAWN TENNIS
      • GOLF
      • SOME IMPORTANT RULES ABOUT GOLF
      • FOOTBALL
      • AUTOMOBILE ETIQUETTE
      • AUTOMOBILE PARTIES
      • RIDING
      • BATHING
      • SPORTS CLOTHES IN GENERAL
    • WHY THE WORLD PLAYS
    • FAIR PLAY
    • INDOOR GAMES
    • CHESS
    • BRIDGE
    • BILLIARDS AND CROQUET
    • OUTDOOR GAMES
    • LAWN TENNIS
    • GOLF
    • SOME IMPORTANT RULES ABOUT GOLF
    • FOOTBALL
    • AUTOMOBILE ETIQUETTE
    • AUTOMOBILE PARTIES
    • RIDING
    • BATHING
    • SPORTS CLOTHES IN GENERAL
  • PART IV
    • CHAPTER I SPEECH
      • CONVERSATION
      • THE CHARM OF CORRECT SPEECH
      • COURTESY IN CONVERSATION
      • THE VOICE
      • EASE IN SPEECH
      • LOCAL PHRASES AND MANNERISMS
      • IMPORTANCE OF VOCABULARY
      • INTERRUPTING THE SPEECH OF OTHERS
      • TACT IN CONVERSATION
      • SOME IMPORTANT INFORMATION
      • WHAT TO TALK ABOUT
    • CONVERSATION
    • THE CHARM OF CORRECT SPEECH
    • COURTESY IN CONVERSATION
    • THE VOICE
    • EASE IN SPEECH
    • LOCAL PHRASES AND MANNERISMS
    • IMPORTANCE OF VOCABULARY
    • INTERRUPTING THE SPEECH OF OTHERS
    • TACT IN CONVERSATION
    • SOME IMPORTANT INFORMATION
    • WHAT TO TALK ABOUT
    • CHAPTER II DRESS
      • THE FIRST IMPRESSION
      • MEN'S DRESS
      • WOMEN'S DRESS
      • THE STORY OF DRESS
      • THE DAWN OF FASHION
      • THE FASHIONS OF TO-DAY
      • HARMONY IN DRESS
      • IMPORTANCE OF COLOR
      • THE CHARM OF PERSONALITY
      • GAUDINESS VERSUS GOOD TASTE
      • "EXTRAVAGANCE THE GREATEST VULGARITY"
      • INAPPROPRIATENESS IN CLOTHES
      • THE ECCENTRIC DRESSER
      • COMFORT IN CLOTHES
      • IF ONE IS NOT AVERAGE
      • TALL AND SHORT PEOPLE
      • THE WELL-DRESSED WOMAN
      • NOT A SLAVE TO FASHION
      • THE WELL-DRESSED MAN
      • THE CHARM OF OLD AGE
      • THE ELDERLY WOMAN
      • IMITATION AND OVER-DRESSING
      • THE OLDER GENTLEMAN
      • A TRIP TO THE SOUTH
      • FOR THE GENTLEMAN
    • THE FIRST IMPRESSION
    • MEN'S DRESS
    • WOMEN'S DRESS
    • THE STORY OF DRESS
    • THE DAWN OF FASHION
    • THE FASHIONS OF TO-DAY
    • HARMONY IN DRESS
    • IMPORTANCE OF COLOR
    • THE CHARM OF PERSONALITY
    • GAUDINESS VERSUS GOOD TASTE
    • "EXTRAVAGANCE THE GREATEST VULGARITY"
    • INAPPROPRIATENESS IN CLOTHES
    • THE ECCENTRIC DRESSER
    • COMFORT IN CLOTHES
    • IF ONE IS NOT AVERAGE
    • TALL AND SHORT PEOPLE
    • THE WELL-DRESSED WOMAN
    • NOT A SLAVE TO FASHION
    • THE WELL-DRESSED MAN
    • THE CHARM OF OLD AGE
    • THE ELDERLY WOMAN
    • IMITATION AND OVER-DRESSING
    • THE OLDER GENTLEMAN
    • A TRIP TO THE SOUTH
    • FOR THE GENTLEMAN
    • CHAPTER III THE BUSINESS WOMAN
      • WOMAN IN THE BUSINESS WORLD
      • SELF-CONFIDENCE
      • THE SLATTERN
      • FOLLOWING THE FASHIONS
      • GAUDY ATTRACTION
      • THE BUSINESS SUIT
      • THE BUSINESS DRESS AND COAT
      • AN APPEAL TO BUSINESS WOMEN
    • WOMAN IN THE BUSINESS WORLD
    • SELF-CONFIDENCE
    • THE SLATTERN
    • FOLLOWING THE FASHIONS
    • GAUDY ATTRACTION
    • THE BUSINESS SUIT
    • THE BUSINESS DRESS AND COAT
    • AN APPEAL TO BUSINESS WOMEN
    • CHAPTER IV ON THE STREET
      • THE TRUE ETIQUETTE
      • POISE IN PUBLIC
      • THE CHARM OF COURTESY
      • LADIES AND GENTLEMEN
      • WHEN TO BOW IN PUBLIC
      • WALKING IN PUBLIC
      • STOPPING FOR A CHAT
      • WHEN ACCIDENTS HAPPEN
      • ACCEPTING COURTESIES FROM STRANGERS
      • RAISING THE HAT
      • HOW TO RAISE THE HAT
      • IN THE STREET CAR
      • ENTERING THE CAR
      • IN THE TAXICAB
      • SOME SOCIAL ERRORS
    • THE TRUE ETIQUETTE
    • POISE IN PUBLIC
    • THE CHARM OF COURTESY
    • LADIES AND GENTLEMEN
    • WHEN TO BOW IN PUBLIC
    • WALKING IN PUBLIC
    • STOPPING FOR A CHAT
    • WHEN ACCIDENTS HAPPEN
    • ACCEPTING COURTESIES FROM STRANGERS
    • RAISING THE HAT
    • HOW TO RAISE THE HAT
    • IN THE STREET CAR
    • ENTERING THE CAR
    • IN THE TAXICAB
    • SOME SOCIAL ERRORS
    • CHAPTER V AT THE THEATER AND THE OPERA
      • DRESS AT THE THEATER AND OPERA
      • ENTERING THE THEATER
      • ARRIVING LATE
      • ABOUT WRAPS
      • ORDER OF PRECEDENCE
      • BEFORE THE PLAY
      • WHEN THE CURTAIN IS DRAWN
      • DURING THE PERFORMANCE
      • THE OFFENDING HAT
      • APPLAUSE
      • DURING INTERMISSION
      • LEAVING THE THEATER
    • DRESS AT THE THEATER AND OPERA
    • ENTERING THE THEATER
    • ARRIVING LATE
    • ABOUT WRAPS
    • ORDER OF PRECEDENCE
    • BEFORE THE PLAY
    • WHEN THE CURTAIN IS DRAWN
    • DURING THE PERFORMANCE
    • THE OFFENDING HAT
    • APPLAUSE
    • DURING INTERMISSION
    • LEAVING THE THEATER
    • CHAPTER VI HOTEL ETIQUETTE
      • AT THE HOTEL
      • THE WOMAN GUEST
      • RECEIVING MASCULINE GUESTS
      • MAKING FRIENDS AT THE HOTEL
      • HOW TO REGISTER
      • IN THE PUBLIC DINING-ROOM
      • HOTEL STATIONERY
      • REGARDING THE SERVANTS
      • LEAVING THE HOTEL
    • AT THE HOTEL
    • THE WOMAN GUEST
    • RECEIVING MASCULINE GUESTS
    • MAKING FRIENDS AT THE HOTEL
    • HOW TO REGISTER
    • IN THE PUBLIC DINING-ROOM
    • HOTEL STATIONERY
    • REGARDING THE SERVANTS
    • LEAVING THE HOTEL
    • CHAPTER VII TRAVEL ETIQUETTE
      • THE RESTLESS URGE OF TRAVEL
      • THE CUSTOMS OF COUNTRIES
      • THE TRAVELER'S WARDROBE
      • IN THE TRAIN
      • IN THE SLEEPING CAR
      • TRAIN COURTESY
      • THE WOMAN TRAVELER
      • THE WOMAN WHO TRAVELS WITH AN ESCORT
      • IN THE DINING-CAR
      • CHILDREN ON THE TRAIN
      • IN THE TAXI CAB
      • BON VOYAGE GIFTS
      • ON BOARD THE SHIP
      • COURTESY ON THE SHIP
      • THE WOMAN CROSSING THE OCEAN
      • A CONCERT AT SEA
      • AT THE JOURNEY'S END
      • AT HOTEL AND RESTAURANT
      • AT TEA-ROOM AND ROOF GARDEN
      • TO THOSE WHO LOVE TO TRAVEL
    • THE RESTLESS URGE OF TRAVEL
    • THE CUSTOMS OF COUNTRIES
    • THE TRAVELER'S WARDROBE
    • IN THE TRAIN
    • IN THE SLEEPING CAR
    • TRAIN COURTESY
    • THE WOMAN TRAVELER
    • THE WOMAN WHO TRAVELS WITH AN ESCORT
    • IN THE DINING-CAR
    • CHILDREN ON THE TRAIN
    • IN THE TAXI CAB
    • BON VOYAGE GIFTS
    • ON BOARD THE SHIP
    • COURTESY ON THE SHIP
    • THE WOMAN CROSSING THE OCEAN
    • A CONCERT AT SEA
    • AT THE JOURNEY'S END
    • AT HOTEL AND RESTAURANT
    • AT TEA-ROOM AND ROOF GARDEN
    • TO THOSE WHO LOVE TO TRAVEL
    • CHAPTER VIII TIPPING
      • AN UN-AMERICAN CUSTOM
      • LAVISH TIPPING
      • IN DINING-ROOM OR DINING-CAR
      • AT THE HOTEL
      • THE TAXI-DRIVER
      • ON THE TRAIN
      • CROSSING THE OCEAN
      • TIPS IN FOREIGN COUNTRIES
    • AN UN-AMERICAN CUSTOM
    • LAVISH TIPPING
    • IN DINING-ROOM OR DINING-CAR
    • AT THE HOTEL
    • THE TAXI-DRIVER
    • ON THE TRAIN
    • CROSSING THE OCEAN
    • TIPS IN FOREIGN COUNTRIES
    • CHAPTER IX ETIQUETTE ABROAD
      • THE AMERICAN IN FOREIGN COUNTRIES
      • ON ENGLISH SOIL
      • ADDRESSING ROYALTY
      • OTHER ENGLISH TITLES
      • —— AND STILL OTHER TITLES
      • ADDRESSING CLERGY ABROAD
      • LAWYERS, STATESMEN AND OFFICIALS—HOW TO ADDRESS THEM
      • AT THE COURT OF ENGLAND
      • WHAT TO WEAR TO COURT
      • THE KING'S LEVÉES
      • IN FRANCE
      • ADDRESSING TITLED PEOPLE IN FRANCE
      • CERTAIN FRENCH CONVENTIONS
      • DINNER ETIQUETTE
      • FRENCH WEDDING ETIQUETTE
      • BALLS
      • ABOUT CALLS AND CARDS
      • CORRESPONDENCE
      • THE AMERICAN IN GERMANY
      • THE PERFECT AMERICAN TOURIST
    • THE AMERICAN IN FOREIGN COUNTRIES
    • ON ENGLISH SOIL
    • ADDRESSING ROYALTY
    • OTHER ENGLISH TITLES
    • —— AND STILL OTHER TITLES
    • ADDRESSING CLERGY ABROAD
    • LAWYERS, STATESMEN AND OFFICIALS—HOW TO ADDRESS THEM
    • AT THE COURT OF ENGLAND
    • WHAT TO WEAR TO COURT
    • THE KING'S LEVÉES
    • IN FRANCE
    • ADDRESSING TITLED PEOPLE IN FRANCE
    • CERTAIN FRENCH CONVENTIONS
    • DINNER ETIQUETTE
    • FRENCH WEDDING ETIQUETTE
    • BALLS
    • ABOUT CALLS AND CARDS
    • CORRESPONDENCE
    • THE AMERICAN IN GERMANY
    • THE PERFECT AMERICAN TOURIST
    • APPENDIX FOREIGN WORDS IN FREQUENT SOCIAL USAGE
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