Daylight Wisdom

Daylight Wisdom. From English Society. Sketched by George du Maurier. Click on image to enlarge it.

Elder Sister: — “Oh! He proposed after supper, did he — after dancing with you all night — and you refused him? Quite right! My dear child, never believe in any proposal until the young man calls at eleven in the morning and ask you to be his wife!”

Selected du Maurier Cartoons on Courtship & Marriage

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English Society. Sketched by George du Maurier. New York: Harper and Brothers, 1897.

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Last modified 23 April 2020