Friday, November 30, 2007

Simple manners: six ‘don’t’ commandments
From an 1880 book: not snobbery nor showing off but simply charity in action

Believing and saying some things are better than others isn’t being snobbish. It’s being reasonable: acknowledging reality. ‘Making yourself the hero’ when talking or writing about those things is.

From Tea at Trianon.

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