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It is perfectly right for a gentleman to say "ladies and gentlemen," but a lady should say, "gentlemen and ladies." You mention yo ...
Courtin's manual of etiquette of 1671 explains: "These little people are allowed to amuse themselves without anyone troubling to s ...
With Major Lawrence, mercy is a passion. With me, it is merely good manners. You may judge which motive is the more reliable.
Good manners, to those one does not love, are no more a breach of truth, than "your humble servant," at the bottom of a challenge ...
We are justified in enforcing good morals, for they belong to all mankind; but we are not justified in enforcing good manners, for ...
Prithee don't screw your wit beyond the compass of good manners.
Good manners protect the privileged, but leave the unprivileged more vulnerable.
Good manners can render even virtue tolerable.
Of course I lie to people. But I lie altruistically--for our mutual good. The lie is the basic building block of good manners. Tha ...
In most cases an act of unwelcome sex is no more bother than being vaccinated, so there's no point going on about it as if it were ...
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