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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 ...
Manners are love in a cool climate.
Manners aim to facilitate life, to get rid of impediments, and bring the man pure to energize. They aid our dealing and conversati ...
A man is but a little thing in the midst of the objects of nature, yet, by the moral quality radiating from his countenance, he ma ...
On the Continent people have good food; in England people have good table manners.
A reader is doubly guilty of bad manners against an author when he praises his second book at the expense of his first (or vice ve ...
Manners are of such great consequence to the novelist that any kind will do. Bad manners are better than no manners at all, and be ...
My grief lies all within,
And these external manners of laments
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The total and universal want of manners, both in males and females, is ... remarkable ... that polish which removes the coarser an ...
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