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Emily Post (1873

Emily Post

Emily Post

Chapter XIV.
Formal Dinners

NOT FOR THE NOVICE TO ATTEMPT

IF the great world of society were a university which issued degrees to those whom it trains to its usages, the magna cum laude honors would be awarded without question, not to the hostess who may have given the most marvelous ball of the decade, but to her who knows best every component detail of preparation and service, no less than every inexorable rule of etiquette, in formal dinner-giving. 1 Continue reading Emily Post (1873