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Quotation by Florence King
In social matters, pointless conventions are not merely the bee sting of etiquette, but the snake bite of moral order.
Florence King (b. 1936), U.S. humorist, essayist, social critic. Lump It or Leave It, New York, St. Martin's Press (1990).
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