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Important trifles : chiefly appropriate to females on their entrance into society

Title
Important trifles : chiefly appropriate to females on their entrance into society / By Emma Parker, author of "Self-deception," "The guerrilla chief," &c. &c. &c.
Author
Parker, Emma, active 1811-1816.
Publication
London : Printed for T. Egerton, Military Library, Whitehall, 1817.

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xi, [1], 225, [1] p.; 17 cm.
Subject
Note
  • Printer's imprint: "London: Printed by C. Roworth, Bell-yard, Temple-bar."
Access (note)
  • Restricted access;
Contents
I. Reining the imagination. -- II. Recreation. -- III. Trifling occupations. -- IV. Judging others by ourselves. -- V. The contest. -- VI. Investigation. -- Anecdote connected with a monastery at Lisle. -- VII. Universal love. -- VIII. Absurd impressions. -- IX. -- The influence of dress and manners. -- X. The powerful effect of manners, continued. -- Heartless mirth, &c. -- XI. Consistent demeanor. -- XII. Forming a matrimonial connection. -- XIII. The races. -- XIV. The ball. -- XV. Argumentation. -- XVI. Arguing on the distinct merits of man and woman. -- XVII. Genuine good-breeding. -- XVIII. On future ills. -- XIX. Faith. XX. Superfluous compassion. -- XXI. Presence of mind, exemplified by an anecdote. XXII. Presence of mind, continued. -- XXIII. Seasonable words. -- XXIV. The delusions of imagination. -- XXV. The power of imagination, illustrated by anecdotes. -- XXVI. Censure and reprehsnsion. -- XXVII. On written censure -- angry letters, &c. -- XXVIII. Rage -- with an anecdote. -- XXIX. A cheerful contemplation of death. -- XXX. Miscellaneous thoughts. -- Supplication.
Call Number
Pforz (Parker, E. Important trifles)
OCLC
10313858
Author
Parker, Emma, active 1811-1816.
Title
Important trifles : chiefly appropriate to females on their entrance into society / By Emma Parker, author of "Self-deception," "The guerrilla chief," &c. &c. &c.
Imprint
London : Printed for T. Egerton, Military Library, Whitehall, 1817.
Access
Restricted access; Pforzheimer Collection; Permit must be requested at the division indicated.
Local Note
Pforzheimer copy: "G. C. Bainbridge" (penciled lightly on front free endpaper). -- With the bookseller's ticket of Wright & Cruickshank, 60, Castle Street, Liverpool on the front paste-down. -- Uncut, in the original blue boards, with new printed paper spine label.
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Egerton, Thomas, bookseller. Publisher
Roworth, Charles, active 1799-1869. Printer
Wright & Cruickshank. Bookseller
Research Call Number
Pforz (Parker, E. Important trifles)
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