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How to Create the Perfect Wife: The True Story of One Gentleman, Two Orphans an Experiment to Create the Ideal Woman

Wendy Moore


This is the story of Thomas Day who, in 1769, decided to train a wife for himself. He chose 2 x 12 year olds from the Foundling Hospital in London and set about training them. Thomas Day's bizarre experiments didn't work; Lucretia was apprenticed to a milliner and 2 years later, Sabrina was sent to boarding school.

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