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Nostalgic for good manners

Nostalgic for good manners

by Dana Gornitzki "It may be said that the books already published on the subject of 'manners' and 'etiquette' are sufficiently numerous for the wants of the community; but to this remark we would reply, that although the broad principles of manners remain the same, yet, the minutiae are continually altering and varying, and modes of speech and action which were considered the height of politeness a few years ago would be pronounced, at any rate very old-fashioned if used and exhibited in the present day." - A passage from Etiquette of Good Society by Lady Gertrude Elizabeth Campell written in 1893.
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