Every-day thoughts in prose and verse.
by Ella Wheeler Wilcox.

Chicago: W. B. Conkey Company, 1901.

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Contents:

  1. My Creed
  2. An Address to Wives
  3. To Husbands
  4. An Earnest Soul
  5. The Little Things
  6. Physical Charm
  7. Rights of a Husband
  8. Fortune Often Near Us
  9. When Women Work
  10. Dumb-bells as Aids to Morality
  11. A Few Important "Don'ts"
  12. "Serenity is Power"
  13. How to Forget
  14. Dangers of New Ideas
  15. Matinee Idols
  16. Young Women Who Live Alone
  17. Marriage Laws Need Improvement
  18. Sincerity and Tact
  19. Do Not Quarrel
  20. Women Help Men
  21. Bacchus A False God
  22. Low Salaries for Women
  23. A Right to Happiness
  24. Making Marriage a Success
  25. Mistakes of Mothers
  26. The Influence of Religion
  27. A Few Types
  28. On Conversation
  29. The American Girl
  30. The Door of Truth and Morality
  31. Compensations of Poverty
  32. A Happy Home
  33. Duties of Teachers
  34. Mismated
  35. Absolute Unselfishness
  36. When a Woman Grows Old
  37. Stage Temptations
  38. The Abuse of Children
  39. Sudden Attractions
  40. Divorce and the Ministers
  41. Penurious Husbands
  42. The Management of Husbands
  43. Flirting with Married Men
  44. Things a Girl Ought To Do
  45. Unmarried Women
  46. A Stage-Struck Girl
  47. Weakness of Anger
  48. Cupid Growing Gray-Haired
  49. A Husband's Duty
  50. Bad Roads
  51. Recreation
  52. Hotel Clerks and Others
  53. Always a Chance
  54. Learn to Rely upon Yourself
  55. Society Smiles on the Man
  56. Love Letters
  57. Christmas and Christianity
  58. A Sermon on "Nature"
  59. Is the World Growing Better?
  60. Our Empty Churches
  61. American Mothers
  62. The Puritan Sunday
  63. Love Lasts Forever
  64. Traveling Alone
  65. Love of Dress
  66. People We Do Not Like
  67. Attractiveness of Older Women
  68. The World Moves
  69. Two Establishments
  70. Secrets of Looking Young
  71. The Right Way to Live
  72. Decadence of Sentimentality
  73. Hate No One
  74. Earthly Heavens
  75. Gentleness in Men
  76. Will Power
  77. Believe in Yourself
  78. Things Impure
  79. Woman and Man's Sphere
  80. Woman's Influence Over Man
  81. Women Who are Lucky
  82. The Woman Who Knows It All
  83. The Woman's Movement
  84. The Need of the Day
  85. A Woman's Name in Print
  86. When a Woman is at Her Best
  87. Women Who Want to Succeed
  88. Love
  89. Wallflowers
  90. Many Love Marriages End
  91. The Club vs. The Home
  92. Hope to a Wronged Man
  93. Chicago's Non-Sentimental Club
  94. A Plea for the Horse
  95. Inhumanity of Men to Beasts
  96. Demonstrative Affection
  97. Money Mania
  98. Don't Fool with the Children
  99. Ambition and Character
  100. First Cousins Should Not Marry
  101. When Marriage is Slavery
  102. The Helpful Life
  103. Man's Love for Woman
  104. Platonic Love

Special thanks to Kimberlee Cook for her efforts in typing the text of many of these chapters.
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Last Updated: 7/10/2000