The American Gentleman's Guide to Politeness and Fashion

Or, Familiar Letters to His Nephews

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Author: Henry Lunettes
Published: 1864
Language: English
Wordcount: 117,078 / 363 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 35.2
LoC Category: BJ
Downloads: 4,423
Added to site: 2012.03.12
mnybks.net#: 31382
Genre: Etiquette
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spering, Laughing, Staring, etc., to be avoided--Retaining the Hat not admissible--Salutations at Church--Attending Ladies at Concerts, Lectures, Opera, etc. etc.--Propriety of Retaining the Seat you take on Entering--Incommoding Others--Courtesy due to Those near you--Manner of well-bred Persons in a Picture Gallery, etc.,--Reverence due to the Beautiful and the Good--Partaking of Refreshments in Public Places-- Discourtesy of any Semblance of Intrusiveness--Etiquette in Joining a Party--Politeness not to be laid aside in Business-intercourse--Elaborate ceremony unsuitable, at times--The Secret of Popularity--Manner at a Public Table-- Courtesy to Others--Self-importance a Proof of Vulgarity-- "Fast" Feeding--Pardonable Luxuriousness--Staring--Listening to Private Conversations--Rudeness of Loud Talking and Laughing, Shrugs, Glances, or Whispers--Courtesy due to a Lady entering a Dining-Room--To Older Persons--Meeting or passing Ladies in Public Houses--Influence of Trifles in the Formation of Character--Fre

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