Up then, fair phoenix bride, frustrate the sun; Thyself from thine affectionTakest warmth enough, and from thine eyeAll lesser birds will take their jollity. Up, up, fair bride, and callThy stars from out their several boxes, takeThy rubies, pearls, and diamonds forth, and makeThyself a constellation of them all; And by their blazing signifyThat a great princess falls, but doth not die. Be thou a new star, that to us portendsEnds of much wonder; and be thou those ends.
Every girl who aspires ultimately to outfit her own home should assemble a library on architectural styles and on furniture both traditional and modern. As few brides can buy expensively illustrated volumes and household equipment simultaneously, a girl should begin asking parents for books early in life, probably while still in the primary grades..