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Nobody likes being managed. The secret of management is not knovvn to all, but those who liave learned it from the good fairies who preside over domestic tranqnillity have altained brevet rank among the fortúnate of the vvorld. There is everything in taking people at the right moment and in suggesting an arrangement instead of ordering au arbitrary change of base. "My consin Cornelia," Baid a lady, "álways has her own way, without ever seeming to want it. labez. her husband, constantly propose things in a masteifnl fashion, which he imagines first oecurred to his own brain, the trnth being that he is nierely carrying out what Cornelia deteimined npon before the good man had so tmioh as had a giimjjse of the sitnation. '' A secrei jf successful management in the horue cainpaign is briefly stated in a sentence, "Keep your temper and do not antagonize any one. " "I am leaving home fora week," a mother observed, "and 1 have given Phvllis charge of the house, her father and the boy." "JBut Dorothy is the older daughter, is she not" was the inqniïy of the person addressed. "Yes, Dorothy is the older, but not the wiser in this particular instance, " said the mother. "Dorothy never conciliates. She asserts and endeavors to enforce her wishes. The resnlt is strife and bitterness. Phyllis is gentle and patiënt. She yields in minor mattere and only makes a stand ivhere soniething worth strnggling for is involved. I go away with a líght heart when it is a qnestion of dropping my cares into the hands of Phyliis. "■


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