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Three characteristics mark all confirmed expatriates: (1) slowness on the up-take, (2) the tendency to personalize the impersonal- ...
The cheering sound of "Dinner is upon the table," dissolved his reverie.... Mr. Wilkes placed himself next to Dr. Johnson, and beh ...
There's no nation under the sun can beat the English for ill-politeness: for my part, I hate the very sight of them; and so I shal ...
Look at your [English] ladies of quality--are they not forever parting with their husbands--forfeiting their reputations--and is t ...
The company of women of fashion will improve your manners, though not your understanding; and that complaisance and politeness, wh ...
Women of fashion and character--I do not mean absolutely unblemished--are a necessary ingredient in the composition of good compan ...
Politeness is as much concerned in answering letters within a reasonable time, as it is in returning a bow, immediately.
It is wise to apply the oil of refined politeness to the mechanism of friendship.
... when the right of the individual is made sacred, when the image of God in human form, whether in marble or in clay, whether in ...
I never went near the Wellesley College chapel in my four years there, but I am still amazed at the amount of Christian charity th ...
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