[Group] Manners and Rules of Good Society - Or, Solecisms to be Avoided - by a Member of the Aristocracy-mas

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Post by ColleenMc » December 27th, 2019, 10:42 am

I know the attempts to do proper etiquette trickled down to the aspiring middle and upper middle classes. I remember in one of the Little House books -- I think it was Little Town on the Prairie, where Laura was a teenager, there was a "craze" among her and her friends for visiting cards to exchange with each other. So it wasn't just the aristocracy...in fact I think the real drama of it all would be on the edges of the classes where the lowest of the upper classes were trying to hold the boundaries against the wealthier but non blue-blooded newly wealthy of the industrial age and those groups making their own rules and societies in turn....

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Post by schrm » December 27th, 2019, 12:02 pm

ColleenMc wrote:
December 27th, 2019, 10:42 am
I know the attempts to do proper etiquette trickled down to the aspiring middle and upper middle classes. I remember in one of the Little House books -- I think it was Little Town on the Prairie, where Laura was a teenager, there was a "craze" among her and her friends for visiting cards to exchange with each other. So it wasn't just the aristocracy...in fact I think the real drama of it all would be on the edges of the classes where the lowest of the upper classes were trying to hold the boundaries against the wealthier but non blue-blooded newly wealthy of the industrial age and those groups making their own rules and societies in turn....
...and if that was a book-summary, i think i would bc it :-)

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Post by KevinS » December 29th, 2019, 6:02 pm

ColleenMc wrote:
December 27th, 2019, 6:00 am
Section 4:
https://librivox.org/uploads/maryannspiegel/mannersandrules_04_anon_128kb.mp3
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Post by schrm » January 6th, 2020, 2:54 am

KevinS wrote:
January 5th, 2020, 4:27 pm
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Hello!
My remaining chapters are ready:
Wow! Many thanks! You get an invitation to the Palace!

a big thx to both of you!
the invitation is void on my side: informations about opening hours, admission charges, directions and parking options can be found on the homepage of the museum
:shock: :D 8-)

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Post by KevinS » January 8th, 2020, 8:30 pm

Ch. 17 PL OK!

I'll try to catch up on the rest tomorrow or soonest!

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Post by schrm » January 9th, 2020, 3:22 am

heyho,

no stress kevin!
and thx for this one :-D

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Post by schrm » January 11th, 2020, 2:48 am

thank you to both of you :-D

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Post by KevinS » January 11th, 2020, 7:31 pm

Sections 16, 34, 44, 45, and 47 PL OK!

Many thanks!

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Post by schrm » January 12th, 2020, 2:46 am

many thx, also to you kevin!

have a great weekend!

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Post by schrm » January 19th, 2020, 2:27 am

thank you storygirl :-)
some steps further to finish this before cleanup-march :-D

i will enter the data asap!

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