Publisher Description

This is a satire on the fashionable society of the day. If gilt were only gold, or sugar-candy common sense, what a fine thing our society would be! If to lavish money upon objets de vertu, to wear the most costly dresses, and always to have them cut in the height of the fashion; to build houses thirty feet broad, as if they were palaces; to furnish them with all the luxurious devices of Parisian genius; to give superb banquets; at which your guests laugh, and which make you miserable; to drive a fine carriage and ape the European liveries.

GENRE
Fiction & Literature
RELEASED
1853
January 1
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
181
Pages
PUBLISHER
Public Domain
SIZE
134.5
KB

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