good manners

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I will show you I have got more good manners than some folks.
As he had a smooth tongue and good manners, he really did very well in his new profession, and he devoted himself specially to making friends with the servants in big houses, so as to gain access to their masters.
Ah, senor," here exclaimed the niece, "remember that all this you are saying about knights-errant is fable and fiction; and their histories, if indeed they were not burned, would deserve, each of them, to have a sambenito put on it, or some mark by which it might be known as infamous and a corrupter of good manners.
One evening he asked whether he might go home with her; but his aunt was afraid that he might catch something, and his uncle said that evil communications corrupted good manners.
But owing to the superstition that the fewer the people who know of it the less a woman in travail suffers, everyone tried to pretend not to know; no one spoke of it, but apart from the ordinary staid and respectful good manners habitual in the prince's household, a common anxiety, a softening of the heart, and a consciousness that something great and mysterious was being accomplished at that moment made itself felt.
Robin was a little warmed with his sister's rudeness, but he was even with her, and yet with good manners too.
He said some very handsome things to me indeed at parting; for I told you he was a gentleman, and that was all the benefit I had of his being so; that he used me very handsomely and with good manners upon all occasions, even to the last, only spent all I had, and left me to rob the creditors for something to subsist on.
My dear fellow," cried Bellegarde with warmth, "I hope I have too good manners to intrude.
I am as heartily sorry as any of my readers can possibly be, that such an occasion was given: but this prince happened to be so curious and inquisitive upon every particular, that it could not consist either with gratitude or good manners, to refuse giving him what satisfaction I was able.
If he did not have good manners his parents should ask for their money in educational fees back.
If he did not good manners, parents should their money Michael Penarth Our first witness to (hypothetical) committee of enquiry could be Jacob Rees-Mogg, son of the eminent journalist, William Rees-Mogg.
Lastly, the children performed an excellent dance on good manners and the advantages of the golden words being said.
Our public schools will be better off teaching our children sports, culture, good manners and right conduct,' he said.
SUKKUR -- Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) National Highways and Motorway Police (NH and MP) Sukkur, Rao Anwar Tuesday stressed upon officials to improve the image of the force by providing instant help to commuters and deal with the motorists in good manners.
People will not command respect just because they have cars, but it is one's civilized behavior and good manners that will earn respects.