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The Laws of Etiquette : Short Rules and Reflections for Conduct in Society.

Author: A Gentleman
Publisher: Auckland : Floating Press, 1836.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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We do not pretend that a man will be metamorphosed into a gentleman by reading this book, or any other book. Refined manners are like refined style which Cicero compares to the colour of the cheeks, which is not acquired by sudden or violent exposure to heat, but by continual walking in the sun. Good manners can certainly only be acquired by much usage in good company. But there are a number of little forms,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: A Gentleman
ISBN: 9781601293855 1601293852 9781775566571 1775566579
OCLC Number: 476249380
Description: 1 online resource (119 pages)

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We do not pretend that a man will be metamorphosed into a gentleman by reading this book, or any other book. Refined manners are like refined style which Cicero compares to the colour of the cheeks, which is not acquired by sudden or violent exposure to heat, but by continual walking in the sun. Good manners can certainly only be acquired by much usage in good company. But there are a number of little forms, imperiously enacted by custom, which may be taught in this manner ...

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