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To The Editors Of The English Woman's Jo...
strum on the piano , draw on tinted paper , and speak a little French , butter abounded -making ; but and the un farmer derstands 's daug the hter rearing who of is chicken up at s five and ducks in the has summer quite ,
out of fashion , . _JSTowhow comes it that duties have fallen out , of date which gone bring both interest and , profit , and a thorough knowledge of which would ive these le a means of earning their bread at any time in their
life which g ? And lies read young why y should to peop their the hands generality , when of reall farmers leasure y superior ' in daug it women ? hters That desp , like this ise the the is writer work real
evil of " will , one Our call examp Farm him le of , Mr n Four either D Acres uncommon holds , " a find farm nor p of exaggerated 350 acres , will the sh sam ow . e his A farm father a er ,
held we before him . There . ., was a dairy of twenty-four cows , in the old man ' s weekl time ; throug besides hout the the sum cheese mer which 40 lbs . fetched of butter . £ were 80 towards churned the three rent times at
the annual y , cheese fair . The farmyard , head its standing army of fowls , to the say four nothing daug of hters geese took , ducks charge , and of turkeys the dairy in plenty taking , for it b Christmas turns to . be Two up at of
three day when on churning the young days brood ; the chi other pped two the had egg the , to care that of when the y poultry they lay from packed the market basketlishments not
between thoug farmhouse ht of white was in those always cloths times over in , but the before not the for dinner want of . at leisure half Accomp -past , for twelve the work . were As in these that
knew girls married where to —and look they for good had wives their had — choice hel each had of to suitors her home , and for furnished when the young the and old farmers a por le
-The tion died besides fifty present years , out Mr ago of . the D , there . money had was great she a good advantages round ped sum over earn to ; his be divided father in in the the famil way peop of y . sober businesslike the siof
_Srosperity cap ardl ital , and for have has their always vanished feedand been from as a for the the homestead little stock - . of The poultry ' man two , yet on cows the _^ now premises gns kept ,
the farmer y pay says they eat , their heads off . There seems little chance of any of Ms for four he knows daughters there marry will be ing onl , and a few their hundreds father thinks anxiousl them when y of the he future dies . , y among
ing As -room to the , where Miss they D . ' s , p they themselves lay have the p turned iano , work the old fancy -fashioned work flowers , parlor and but receive into of a draw their
they chaise friends must — for girls hav nobod e as a idle gardener as Miss to Julia see to . can them They liv , just e can without as gather they that must in the hav , country e their course . pony In ysays
the the sea country , -side , however and . pay , ing , they visits take to care any , to bod be y as who little will as ask possible them ; , for they wh contrive at with
to be away , from * ' that dull place of ours " about six months of the year . When about they are le of away old they ias speak the c of arriages Mr . D . . as Beware " an agriculturist lest ask , " the and young talk
ladies a some coup innocent g question gs on poultry or butter ; they you will indignantly refer know— you nothing to the whatever dairymaid about : they anything know— so and vul , what . is I could worse , not are be proud amused to
gar b other y the s like Miss them D . ' s pretensions who miht ; hav it e was been melanchol bread-winners y to know almost that from they , childhood and many ,
must sooner or later , swell g the ranks of those who want breadand find out that it is too late to learn how to get it . ,
I am , Ladies , yours truly ,
208 Open Council.
208 OPEN COUNCIL .
To The Editors Of The Miiglish Woman's J...
To the Editors of the Miiglish Woman ' s Journal . Ladies , HeltDoct
to atten I the wish dance sufferings to . confirm Medical of the the men observation poor are from general of insufficient l the y ve writer ry kind nursing of , and " charge and ps o scant the working medical ors " as
English Woman’s Journal (1858-1864), Nov. 1, 1861, page 208, in the Nineteenth-Century Serials Edition (2008; 2018) ncse.ac.uk/periodicals/ewj/issues/ewj_01111861/page/64/