The Ladies' Book of Etiquette, and Manual of Politeness

A Complete Hand Book for the Use of the Lady in Polite Society

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Published: 1860
Language: English
Wordcount: 87,116 / 255 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 51.2
LoC Category: BJ
Downloads: 4,071
Added to site: 2011.07.12
mnybks.net#: 30361
Genre: Etiquette
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clients, artists on their paintings, merchants or mechanics of their several branches of business. Professional or business men, when with ladies, generally wish for miscellaneous subjects of conversation, and, as their visits are for recreation, they will feel excessively annoyed if obliged to "talk shop." Still many men can converse on no other subject than their every day employment. In this case listen politely, and show your interest. You will probably gain useful information in such conversation.

Never question the veracity of any statement made in general conversation. If you are certain a statement is false, and it is injurious to another person, who may be absent, you may quietly and courteously inform the speaker that he is mistaken, but if the falsehood is of no consequence, let it pass. If a statement appears monstrous, but you do not know that it is false, listen, but do not question its veracity. It may be true, though it strikes you as improbable.

Never attempt to dispara

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