- The more red-faced and bearded or impulsive a man, the more dark, calm, cool and quiet should his wife be; and vice versa.
- Those very fleshy should not marry those equally so, but those spare and slim. A spare man is much better adapted to a fleshy woman than a round-favored man.
- Two very beautiful persons rarely do or should marry; nor two extra homely.
Learn all this and much, much more in Marriage and Love, a gem of Victorian wisdom on courtship and marriage, immoral conduct, and what to look for in a spouse. The ideal funny gift book for newlyweds or brides-to-be, it includes a potpourri of advice on such matters as wooing and courting; determining the character of a potential mate by hair color, eye color, nose type, laugh, and height; tips on encouraging—and avoiding—sex with your husband; how to dress up, spruce up, and be on the alert; and, of course, the acceptable length and frequency of unavoidable sexual encounters.
Includes essential advice on:
*Wooing and courting
*Determining the character of a potential mate by hair color, eye color, nose type, laugh, and height
*Tips on avoiding sex with your husband
*The evils of novels and the theater
*The dangers of over-corseting
How to dress up, spruce up, and be on the alert. ("Don't wait too long to get one much more perfect than you are; but settle on some one soon."}
• Appropriate night-wear for the wedded couple
• The acceptable length and frequency of unavoidable sexual encounters