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Xx.—Hints On Taste. W »
XX . —HINTS ON TASTE . w »
This Own Consciences Is A Utilitarian Ec...
This consciences is a utilitarian echo age its ; dail truthfulness y life confirms . To this the assertion announcement , and our of
bono each own discovery ? " It is the and fe invention eling which , is not instinctivel our involuntary y rises in inquiry the minds , " Cui of
our merchants and men of business , and its subtle , _penetrating influence has certainly more or less power over the minds of
women also . Of course we notice it most in the province peculiarl call y it . theirs In — our the close fireside attention , or " to Home " money , " as -making we Eng , ' lish are love we not to the
tempted , gradually and almost imperceptibly , to look upon with simp attention le a g adornments lance and time of disapprobation ? some And womanl does not , y if hands the claiming anxious love too to bestow mother large a upon of portion a famil Home of y
in occasionall decoration arrangement y which allow would requires a sig improve h to renewing escape her , her room or feels as if she she how sees mi some ght some onl alteration trifling y give
are it a the few minds of her of busy the moments how ? readil We all the know experiences how impressible of their youngy
early years colour their future , lives , how soon they imbibe and how ciations long . And they yet retain , well , a as horror this fact of is all known vulgar , how and seldom coarse asso it is
flaunting utterl acted y upon incapable picture . How , of roug suggesting frequentl hly fastened y pleasing the to eye the ideas catches nursery , and has si wall ght onl , of which y gained a gay
isof admittance a child a from tawdril its gaud dressed y colours doll . Or adorned , again with , we see gilt in paper the hands and
tinselbestowed on it y as a token , of love and approbation ; thusfinery forming of the . , famil a We permanent y , have the fi even gure association seen of an in obese a in room its , repulsive mind frequented between old man by happ , the whose iness children sole and
vacuum excuse for for is b this eing the wanton reception in such suggestion a of place lucifer of was low -matches that and his vul . gar Now body ideas , formed how to un our a -
necessary pensive sente children d with but ! How true a bab to readily y the -doll laws , mi arranged g of ht good the in taste little tasteful maiden and , simp thus have le leave attire been an , inex earl pre y - - '
, , impression And how happ on il her y mi mind ght the that ug a ly true figure lady of is the never old man gaudil be y rep dressed laced *
But by We one , leaving all of readil those the cheap nursery acknowled , pretty , let us boxes the visit difference to the be rooms found between devoted in every the to fancy houses adults -shop . of . ge
some of the " y ectable " and those more frequently met with _, belong difference ing to the resp be same discovered rank poor in of , the life . possession If traced of to a the certain root , degree the sole of
refined taste may by the one class , which , is lacking in the other . This
English Woman’s Journal (1858-1864), Oct. 1, 1862, page 111, in the Nineteenth-Century Serials Edition (2008; 2018) ncse.ac.uk/periodicals/ewj/issues/ewj_01101862/page/39/