Everyday Manners for American Boys and Girls

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Page 79 - And yet it never was in my soul To play so ill a part : But evil is wrought by want of Thought, As well as want of Heart...
Page 26 - Neither a borrower nor a lender be ; For loan oft loses both itself and friend, And borrowing dulls the edge of husbandry.
Page 10 - Before the Barn-door crowing. The Cock by Hens attended, His Eyes around him throwing, Stands for a while suspended. Then One he singles from the Crew, And cheers the happy Hen; With how do you do, and how do you do, And how do you do again.
Page 18 - Politeness is to do and say The kindest thing in the kindest way; and by this definition the population of these Islands ranks high among the peoples of the earth.
Page 7 - Knowing the right thing to do is very different from being able to do it when the need arises. Good table manners come only from continual practice of the right way of doing things. In our own homes is the right place to learn, by carefully observing good form at every meal.

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