Here’s the next installment of manners and etiquette (courtesy of the Goops)?

Make your soldiers march away,
When you’ve finished with your play.
Lead them to the barrack-box,
Make them carry all your blocks.
Teach your doll to go to bed,
Not to lie about instead;
Tell her she must clear away
Everything she’s used to-day.
All your playthings and your toys
Must be trained like girls and boys.

Source: Goops and How to Be Them: a Manual of Manners for Polite Infants Inculcating Many Juvenile Virtues Both by Precept and Example by Gelett Burgess.


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