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First Published, at 1s. net, in 1914

This Book was First Published

May 1905

Second and Third Editions

 1905

Fourth Edition

 1906

New and Cheaper Issue

 1907

Fifth Edit on

 1908

Sixth Edition

 1913


THE POPULAR EDITION OF THIS WORK
IS AFFECTIONATELY DEDICATED
TO THE FRIEND WHO SUGGESTED IT
MRS EDWARD DANNREUTHER
OF WINDYCROFT, HASTINGS



"Chaque Français travaille pour I'avenir et accumule pour la postérité, méthodiquemen sur son bien-etre et sur son plaisir, ce qu'il faut retranchant méthod pour le bien-être des genérations futures et les heritiers qu'i ne connaitra pas."


—M. G
ABRIEL HANOTAUX ("Le France Contemporaine").


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CONTENTS
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CHAPTER I.
SOCIAL USAGES


CHAPTER II.
HOUSEKEEPING


CHAPTER III.
HOLIDAY-MAKING


CHAPTER IV.
THE BABY


CHAPTER V.
THE GIRL


CHAPTER VI.
THE BOY


CHAPTER VII.
CONSCRIPTS


CHAPTER VIII.
BRIDES AND BRIDEGROOMS


CHAPTER IX.
WIVES AND MOTHERS


CHAPTER X.
THE SINGLE LADY


CHAPTER XI.
THE DOMESTIC HELP


CHAPTER XII.
MESSIEURS LES DÉPUTÉS


CHAPTER XIII.
THE OFFICER


CHAPTER XIV.
THE COUNTRY DOCTOR


CHAPTER XV.
 MY FRIEND MONSIEUR LE CURÉ


CHAPTER XVI.
THE PROTESTANT PASTOR


CHAPTER XVII.
THE PROFESSOR OF AGRICULTURE


CHAPTER XVIII.
THE JUGS DE PAIR


CHAPTER XIX.
THE TAX COLLECTOR


CHAPTER XX.
THE YOUNG BUSINESS LADY


CHAPTER XXI.
A GREAT LADY MERCHANT


CHAPTER XXII.
AN ASPIRANT TO THE COMÉDIE FRANÇAISE


CHAPTER XXIII.
THE VILLAGE SCHOOLMASTER


CHAPTER XXIV.
JACQUES BONHOMME

 


CHAPTER XXV.
RESTAURANT-KEEPING IN PARIS


CHAPTER XXVI.
HOURS IN VAL-DE-GRACE


CHAPTER XXVII.

MY JOURNEY WITH MADAME LA PATRONNE


CHAPTER XXVIII.
THE LYCÉE FÉNELON FOR GIRLS


CHAPTER XXIX.
LA MAISON PATERNELLE, OR
REFORMATORY FOR YOUNG GENTLEMEN


CHAPTER XXX.
THE FAMILY COUNCIL


CHAPTER XXXI.
CHARACTERISTICS


CHAPTER XXXII.
FICTION AND FIRESIDES


CHAPTER XXXIII.
THE CODE CIVIL AND FAMILY LIFE


CHAPTER XXXIV.
NEW YEAR'S ETIQUETTE


CHAPTER XXXV.
THE ENTENTE CORDIALE


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