The Universal Self-instructor and Manual of General Reference

The Universal Self-instructor and Manual of General Reference

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qThe Universal self-instructor is nothing less than it pretends to be: an Epitome of Forms, especially adapted for purposes of self-instruction and general reference in the various departments of Education, Commerce, Law, Home, Society, and Amusements. Every young man and young woman ; every business man, farmer, and mechanic ; every housewife and lady of society ;--in fact every intelligent member of the community should have it within reach for consultation on those numerous minor matters that a well-educated person is supposed to know. The Reading Public has been amply supplied for years with reference books of every description, but the present volume may be said to occupy a field peculiarly its own, as the people have never before been furnished with a publication embracing in a single volume such a quantity of practical information, and treating the wants of every-day life in a lucid, instructive and agreeable manner. Such articles as Elocution, Penmanship, Book-keeping, Letter-writing, Mercantile Law, Music, Stenography, Phrenology, Agriculture, Social Etiquette, Out-door Sports, In-door Amusements, Physical Culture, The Domestic Circle, Household Receipts, Parliamentary Law, etc., have been prepared by writers of reputation and large experience in the special subjects given them for treatmentq--Preface.But most cooks insist upon cooking the meat. which makes it tough as shoe- leather. The gravy can bc ... Good rich cream was served with that cofiee, which had as delicious aroma as any cup made from the most expensive coffee machine.

Title:The Universal Self-instructor and Manual of General Reference
Author:Albert Ellery Berg
Publisher: - 1883


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