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THOUGHTS, HINTS, AND ANECDOTES CONCERNING SOCIAL OBSERVANCES,
NICE POINTS OF TASTE AND GOOD MANNERS; AND THE ART
OF MAKING ONE'S-SELF AGREEABLE. THE WHOLE INTER-
SPERSED WITH HUMOROUS ILLUSTRATIONS OF SOCIAL
PREDICAMENTS; REMARKS ON THE HISTORY
AND CHANGES OF FASHION; AND THE
DIFFERENCES OF ENGLISH AND

CONTINENTAL ETIQUETTE

(from the Last London Editio'..]

NEW YORK:

Carleton, Publisher, 413 Broadway.

(LATE RUDD & CARLETON.)

Th5

MDCCC LXV.

PT IROR

A 7

CONTENTS.

Paas

13

2. Vulgar Society, distinguished

MANNERS :

by pretension; Gentility; Ser
How can they be acquired ?

vility; Overscrupulousness ;
Different means investigated. Assumption of Refinement in
Necessity of some Guide.

Language and in Habits.
Ancient and Modern Authori- | 3. Dangerous Society :
ties on Manners.

Sketch of English Society from

The true principle of Manners.

the Sixteenth Century.

What is Society ?

Rise and present position of the

The necessity of Social Inter Middle Classes.

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THE REQUISITES OF GOOD

THREE CLASSES OF BAD

SOCIETY :

SOCIETY:

1. Good Breeding.

1. Low Society, distinguished by

2. Education.
Familiarity.

3. Cultivation of Taste.
Anecdotes of Extreme Famili-

Reason.
arity in the last Three Centu- 5. The Art of Speech.
ries.

6. A Knowledge of English Litera

ture.
Familiarity from want of Re-
spect ; from Coarseness ; from 7. Moral Character.
Shyness ; from Curiosity.

8. Temper.

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