Caper-Sauce: A Volume of Chit-Chat about Men, Women, and Things. by Fanny Fern

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Author Fern, Fanny, 1811-1872
Title Caper-Sauce: A Volume of Chit-Chat about Men, Women, and Things.
Contents Editors -- My notion of music -- "Budding spring," in the city -- A peep at Boston -- Blackwell's Island -- Shall we have male or female clerks? -- Unknown acquaintances -- Life and its mysteries -- Mrs. Washington's eternal knitting -- The woman question -- Two kinds of wives -- Undertakers' signs on churches -- A voice from the skating pond -- The sin of being sick -- Are ministers serfs? -- Blaming Providence for our own faults -- A chapter on nurses -- Do American women love nature? -- Rainy-day pleasures -- Chit-chat with some of my correspondents -- My liking for pretty things -- Unsought happiness -- Dignity of human nature -- All about doctors -- Letter to Henry Ward Beecher -- The amenities of the table -- Many men of many minds -- My notion of a walking companion -- Men teachers in girls' schools -- My call on "Dexter" -- The poetry of work -- Can't keep a hotel -- New clothes -- How I read the morning papers -- Betty's soliloquy -- My dreadful bump of order -- "Every family should have it" -- Getting to rights -- Modern martyrs -- Writing "compositions" -- Nice little tea-parties -- A sleepless night -- Women's need of recreation -- The good old hymns -- A stranger in Gotham -- My journey to Quebec and back again -- Idle hours at our own Emerald Isle, the gem of the sea -- Some city sights -- Dog-days in the mountains -- Spring in the city -- Waifs -- Tact -- The infirmities of genius -- A trip to the Caatskills -- The trip to Brompton -- Lake George revisited -- Cookery and tailoring -- Up the Hudson -- "Why don't I lecture" -- In the cars -- Petting -- My grievance -- Cemetery musings\n -- The scrubbing-brush mania -- Sauce for the gander -- My first convert -- Country housewives -- First morning in the country -- Conscience killing -- The cry of a victim -- Stones for bread.
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Language English
LoC Class PS: Language and Literatures: American and Canadian literature
Subject American essays -- 19th century
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