THE ART OF CONVERSATION.

THE ART OF CONVERSATION.

The grand object for which a gentleman exists, is to excel in company. Conversation is the mean of his distinction, the drawing-room the scene of his glory.  In company, though none are “free,” yet all are “equal.” All therefore whom you meet,...
SALUTATIONS-WHY IMPORTANT.

SALUTATIONS-WHY IMPORTANT.

The salutation, says a French writer, is the touchstone of good breeding. According to circumstances, it should be respectful, cordial, civil, affectionate or familiar: an inclination of the head, a gesture with the hand, the touching or doffing of the hat.  If you...
REST AND SLEEP.

REST AND SLEEP.

All the parts of the human body work together, although each  one has its especial part to do. The stomach must have a  time to rest between meals. The other parts of the body require rest, too. This they usually get while we are asleep. We must not be neglectful and...
PREPARING FOR OLD AGE.

PREPARING FOR OLD AGE.

iSocrates was once asked by a pupil, this question: “What kind of people shall we be when we reach Elysium?”  And the answer was this: “We shall be the same kind of people that we were here.”  If there is a life after this, we are preparing for...
PHYSICAL TONE.

PHYSICAL TONE.

“In the healthy body every cell is polarized in subjection to the Central Will. Perfect health, therefore, is orderly obedience, government and harmony. Every cell is a living entity, whether of vegetable or animal potency, and wherever disease is, there are...