good manners


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Good manners! Everything is false and foul with us.
They would soon spoil your good manners, and you wouldn't be respec'able any more."
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. He disliked the fisher folk, who were rough, uncouth, and went to chapel.
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.
'Madam,' says the second sister, ''tis impossible to be serious with him; he will never give a direct answer to anything; you had better let him alone, and talk no more of it to him; you know how to dispose of her out of his way if you thought there was anything in it.' Robin was a little warmed with his sister's rudeness, but he was even with her, and yet with good manners too.
Attention, in each case, was simple good manners. M.
"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.
Teachers at the college will be giving lessons on good manners, which they say will equip their students for the outside world.
And so, in lack of good manners and political ideas, the unsatisfied citizens throw eggs and bring cows and calves outside the party headquarters.
When you observe bad manners in children and young people, is it perhaps because the adults with whom they have come into contact have not taught those young people basic good manners?
Don't these people know that it's good manners that puts the great in Great Britain?