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All ceremonies are in themselves very silly things; but yet, a man of the world should know them. They are the outworks of Manners ...
To a man of pleasure every moment appears to be lost, which partakes not of the vivacity of amusement.
There was a young man of Montrose
Who had pockets in none of his clothes.
A man of sense only trifles with them, plays with them, humours and flatters them, as he does with a sprightly and forward child; ...
The vulgar look upon a man, who is reckoned a fine speaker, as a phenomenon, a supernatural being, and endowed with some peculiar ...
When a man of sense happens to be in that disagreeable situation in which he is obliged to ask himself more than once, What shall ...
A young man, be his merit what it will, can never raise himself; but must, like the ivy round the oak, twine himself round some ma ...
It is to be presumed, that a man of common sense, who does not desire to please, desires nothing at all; since he must know that h ...
A man of sense soon discovers, because he carefully observes, where and how long he is welcome; and takes care to leave the compan ...
Civility, which is a disposition to accommodate and oblige others, is essentially the same in every country; but good breeding, as ...
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