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This is part two of The Home Instructor, a book that is split into multiple chapters that act as a guide to public and private life. The guide is aimed primarily at women, and covers subjects from motherhood to funerals and epitaphs. The chapters in the second part of the book include: The Language of Flowers, Floral Correspondence, The Platform (Elocution, Essays, Public Meetings), Speeches for Special Occasions, Health, How to Retain Beauty, Gems for the Autograph Album, Funerals, Epitaphs, The Pathway of Honor, Books and Reading, A Century of Miracles, American Geographical Names, Popular Names of American States and Cities, Classical and Mythological Dictionary, Brief Biological Dictionary, and Footprints on the Sands of Time. Each chapter has multiple sections; the book is very extensive.
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flowers, correspondence, speeches, health, beauty, funerals, epitaphs
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Letters; Letter writing; Toasts; Epitaphs; Flowers; Friendship; Courtship; Marriage
Handford, Thomas W., "The Home Instructor: A Guide to Life in Private and Public (Part Two)" (1886). Mother Home & Heaven. 5.