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Oakland Tribune, California, June 27, 1928

Averted eyes and the exercise of tolerance and understanding by the wife are undoubtedly trying in some circumstances but they may pay better dividends at times than breaking up the furniture.

Etiquette for Every Day, Mrs. Humphry, 1904

When a woman loses her purse, and begins to cry in the street, or a shop, or an omnibus, she is behaving like a baby.

The cook and housemaid began to cry, and my sister and I had to plunge and splash about in six inches of water getting furniture and carpets to a dry place, while the maids enjoyed a good howl together.

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