IoLETInstitute of Linguists Educational Trust (UK)
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Providing Violet with first-hand experiences of the social world in place of the more "conventional" (and, by comparison, less practical) education, Fraulein Muller and V iolet's other governesses offer their pupil what the heroine of Frances Burney's novel Evelina, or The History of a Young Lady's Entrance into the World (1778) desires so much after her first experiences in the "world": Evelina writes, "But, really, I think there ought to be a book, of all the laws and customs a-la-mode, presented to all young people upon their first introduction into public company" (89).
(We didn't get a chance to say goodbye, but memories keep you close.) -V iolet and Daisy and families.
(Happy memories of times gone by, sleep peacefully Vi.) -Your long time friends Glad, Bill and Family (Lea) A N D R E W S -V IOLET. December 12, 2009.