The Gentlemen's Book of Etiquette, and Manual of Politeness: Being a Complete Guide for a Gentleman's Conduct in All His Relations Towards Society...From the Best French, English, and American Authorities

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Locke & Bubier, 1875 - 332 sidor
 

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Sida 45 - Is not the whole land before thee? separate thyself, I pray thee, from me : if thou wilt take the left hand, then I will go to the right ; or if thou depart to the right hand, then I will go to the left.
Sida 326 - Neither a borrower nor a lender be ; For loan oft loses both itself and friend, And borrowing dulls the edge of husbandry. This above all : to thine own self be true, And it must follow, as the night the day, Thou canst not then be false to any man.
Sida 49 - The man that hails you Tom or Jack, And proves by thumps upon your back How he esteems your merit, Is such a friend, that one had need Be very much his friend indeed, To pardon or to bear it.
Sida 326 - But do not dull thy palm with entertainment Of each new-hatch'd unfledg'd comrade Beware Of entrance to a quarrel but being in Bear it that the opposer may beware of thee...
Sida 326 - Give thy thoughts no tongue, nor any unproportion'd thought his act. Be thou familiar, but by no means vulgar. The friends thou hast, and their adoption tried, grapple them to thy soul with hooks of steel ; but do not dull thy palm with entertainment of each new-hatched, unfledged comrade.
Sida 48 - For the king knoweth of these things before whom also I speak freely; for I am persuaded that none of these things are hidden from him; for this thing was not done in a corner.
Sida 305 - When an awkward fellow first comes into a room, it is highly probable that his sword gets between his legs and throws him down, or makes him stumble, at least.
Sida 307 - Attention will do all this ; and without attention nothing is to be done ; want of attention, which is really want of thought, is either folly or madness. You should not only have attention to everything, but a quickness of attention, so as to observe, at once, all the people in the room ; their motions, their looks, and their words ; and yet without staring at them, and seeming to be an observer.
Sida 48 - But he said, I am not mad, most noble Festus, but speak forth the words of truth and soberness.
Sida 314 - ... abandon it. A constant hammering on one nail will generally drive it home at last, so that it can be clinched. When a man's undivided attention is...

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