Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Manuel du Scavoir” in chapter 6 of Charles Congdon, Tribune Essays: Leading Articles Contributing to the New York Tribune from 1857 to 1863.:

... intended to teach our Yankee girls how to behave themselves everywhere — in the church, in the drawing-room, in the railwaycar, and at the table d'hote. Mons. de Meilhauval has also compiled a Manuel du Scavoir , which is said to be a great polisher, but we have never seen it, and therefore, for all the good Monsieur might have done for us, we remain in our original ursine condition. But if we have books...
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