Category: Mrs Beeton's Cookery Books
Here's some sound advice given by Mrs Beeton to the mistress of the household! Next week, we shall see what she has to say to the servants...
Illustration from the book.
WHETHER cottage or mansion, whether there are many servants or only one or two, in the way household duties are performed there need be but little difference.
Cleanliness, neatness and regularity should be the ruling qualities of the good housekeeper and her subordinates, and there can be as much comfort and order in homes where labour is scarce as in those where there is a full staff of servants.
A great deal, of course, hinges upon the management ; and if this is good there is always time for everything......Read more »