Hildreth's Advice for Marriage, 1891

Outrageous Do's and Don'ts for Men, Women and Couples from Victorian England

Hildreth
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Originally published in 1891, this hilarious (and informative) collection is a treasure trove of essential advice any man or woman, or couple, would be foolish to ignore.

Originally published in 1891, this hilarious (and informative) collection is a treasure trove of essential advice any man or woman, or couple, would be foolish to ignore.

From advice about how to find the perfect partner...
- Don't marry a villain.
- Don't marry a duke, or anyone who travels on his title.
- If money is your object, the older and uglier he is, the better.
- Avoid slovenly dressed girls or heedless men.

...to advice about how to wed...
- Don't propose on a wash-day, in the rain, at breakfast or in a tunnel.
- Marry at home or at church, in good form, without display.

...as well as general words of wisdom...
- Don't expect too much from your marriage.
- Don't cross your husband.

...Hildreth's Advice for Marriage is a delightful collection that is as relevant today as it was 100 years ago.

Author bio:

Hildreth was the pen name ofJames W. Donovan, a writer in Victorian-era England. This book was originally published in 1891 by dime novel publishing house J.S. Ogilvie.

Category: Humour & Gift
ISBN: 9781787398689
Publisher: Welbeck
Imprint: Welbeck
Pub Date: November 2021
Page Extent: 128
Format: Hard Cover
Subject: Dating, relationships, living together & marriage