Monday, February 13, 2012

February Hive - Bibliography

We hope everyone enjoyed yesterday's Hive.  Special thanks to our performers and workshop instructors, you all did a marvelous job.  Here's the bibliography for the source materials that were used for the presentations.


McCrum, Robert; Cran, William; MacNeil, Robert, The Story of English, Penguin 1986

Scutz, John A; Adair, Douglas. The Spur of Fame: Dialogues of John Adams and Benjamin Rush, Huntington Library, 1966

Ellis, Joseph. Founding Brothers; The Revolutionary Generation, Vintage Books 2000

Smith, Page, John Adams,  Greenwood Press 1969

Lederer, Jr, Richard. Colonial American English, Verbatim 1985

Adams Family Papers: An Electronic Archive - Massachusetts Historical Society -

Stabler. Lois K ed, Very Poor and of a Lo Make - The Journal of Abner Sanger, Historical Society of Cheshire County, Inc. 1987

Ulrich, Lauel Thatcher, A Midwife's Tale: The Life of Martha Ballard, Based on Her Diary, 1785-1812, Alfred A. Knopf 1990

Diary of Anna Green Winslow originally published in 1894 by Houghton Mifflin

Sterne, Laurence. The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman originally published 1759

Tyler, Royall, The Contrast, A Comedy in Five Acts,  1787

Barnard, John. A Present for an Apprentice:... with Rules for his Conduct to his Master, and in the World. London, (2nd ed., 1740 (

Chesterfield, Philip Dormer Stanhope, Earl of. Principles of Politeness, and of Knowing the World, Isaiah Thomas, Worcester, MA (2nd ed., 1798)

Chesterfield, Philip Dormer Stanhope, Earl of. Letters to his son on the art of becoming a man of the world and a gentleman, 1746-1771)

Franklin, Benjamin. The Way to Wealth, from The Works of Benjamin Franklin, Edited by Jared Sparks,Vol. 2, Boston, (1836), 2:92-103.

Johnson, Samuel. The Art of Pleasing in Conversation from The Life and Writings of Samuel Johnson, selected and arranged by Rev. Page, Harper, New York, (1855) 174-182            (

Petrie, Adam. Rules of Good Deportment, or of Good Breeding, The Scottish Literary Club, Edinburgh, 1720            (

Petrie, Adam. Rules of Good Deportment, for Church-Officers, The Scottish Literary Club, Edinburgh, 1730            (

Swift, Jonathan. Treatise on Good Manners and Breeding, Vol 9, Archibald Constable and Co., Edinburgh, (2nd ed., 1824)            (

The Governess; Or, The Little Female Academy. Calculated for the Entertainment and Instruction of Young Ladies in their Education. A. Millar, London, (1749)            (

The Art of Pleasing in Conversation,  A letter to the editor of the The Town and Country Magazine, January 1779, 587-589            (

The Lady’s Companion; or, an Infallible Guide to the Fair Sex, printed for T. Read, London, (4th ed., 1743)            (

The School of Manners, or Rules for Children’s Behaviour (4th ed., 1701) reprinted by the Victoria & Albert Museum, 1983

Thomas, Isaiah. A Pretty Little Pocket-Book, printed by Isaiah Thomas, Worcester, MA (1744)  

Washington, George. Rules of Civility & Decent Behavior in Company and Conversation, Beaver Press, Williamsburg, VA, 1971

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