How to Attract Men

On April 6, 1894–a short 123 years ago–this article: HOW TO ATTRACT MEN appeared in The Sun and the Erie County Independent of Hamburg, New York. The article writer, Maude James Chilton, exemplifies the late Victorian-era’s ideas about marriageable women, the relationship between “the Stern as Well as the Fair Sex”, expectations of men for women and women for men, and so much more. Witnessing the changes that have occurred in such matters, from then to now, can be fascinating on a theoretical level, a “throwback to chivalry” perspective. As a reader and writer of Victorian-era Western Romance–essential to crafting an accurate setting, backdrop, and conflict for fiction.

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Kristin Holt | How to Attract Men. Quote: "Man is a mathematical problem that a woman must analyze, measure and weigh." from The Sun and the Erie County Independent. April 6, 1894.

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Introduction

How to attract men.

Kristin Holt | How to Attract Men, Part 1. Newspaper article: The Sun and the Erie County Independent of Hamburg, New York, April 6, 1894.

The Sun and the Erie County Independent of Hamburg, New York, April 6, 1894. Part 1.

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Kristin Holt | How to Attract Men, quote: "He will turn to the woman who is willing to acknowledge his superiority." The Sun and Erie County Independent, April 6, 1894.

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His preference

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Kristin Holt | How to Attract Men, Part 2. Newspaper article: The Sun and the Erie County Independent of Hamburg, New York, April 6, 1894.

The Sun and the Erie County Independent of Hamburg, New York, April 6, 1894. Part 2.

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Kristin Holt | How to Attract Men, quote: "The woman who flings herself at a man's heart finds herself at his feet." The Sun and Erie County Independent, April 6, 1894.

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Advice continues

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Kristin Holt | How to Attract Men, Part 3. Newspaper article: The Sun and the Erie County Independent of Hamburg, New York, April 6, 1894.

The Sun and the Erie County Independent of Hamburg, New York, April 6, 1894. Part 3.

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Kristin Holt | How to Attract Men, quote: "To have your favors appreciated be economical in bestowing them." The Sun and Erie County Independent, April 6, 1894.

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Be Pretty

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Kristin Holt | How to Attract Men, Part 4. Newspaper article: The Sun and the Erie County Independent of Hamburg, New York, April 6, 1894.

The Sun and the Erie County Independent of Hamburg, New York, April 6, 1894. Part 4.

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Conclusion

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Kristin Holt | How to Attract Men, Part 5. Newspaper article: The Sun and the Erie County Independent of Hamburg, New York, April 6, 1894.

The Sun and the Erie County Independent of Hamburg, New York, April 6, 1894. Part 5.

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