|Grocott & Ward, comps. Grocotts Familiar Quotations, 6th ed. 189-?.|
|Our country manners give our betters way.|
Shakespeare.King John, Act I. Scene 1. (The Bastard to Queen Elinor.)
|Manners make the man.|
Motto of William of Wykeham.
|Education makes the man.|
Cawthorne.Birth and Education of Genius.
|The attentive eyes,|
That saw the manners in the face.
Dr. Johnson.Epitaph for Hogarth.
|Impartially their talents scan,|
Just education forms the man.
Gay.Fable XIV. Part 2.
|Worth makes the man, and want of it the fellow,|
The rest is all but leather or prunella.
Pope.Essay on Man, Epi. IV. Line 203.
|Meantime intent the fairest plan to find,|
To form the manners and improve the mind.
Fenton.Epi. to Lambard.
|Evil habits soil a fine dress more than mud; good manners, by their deeds, easily set off a lowly garb.|
Rileys Plautus, The Pnulus, Act I. Scene 2; The Mostellaria, Act I. Scene 3.
|Evil communications corrupt good manners.|
St. Paul.1 Corinthians, Chap. xv. Ver. 33; Menander. Ex Thaide, p. 78. (Dr. Ramage.)