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There is no reason why you should be bored when you can be otherwise. But if you find yourself sitting in the hedgerow with nothing but weeds, there is no reason for shutting your eyes and seeing nothing, instead of finding what beauty you may in the weeds.
Emily
Post
 
Etiquette in Society, in Business, in Politics and at Home
 
Emily Post
 
Far from being a proscriber of minutiae, Post the philosopher offers a way of living: “Manners are made up of trivialities of deportment which can be easily learned if one does not happen to know them; manner is personality—the outward manifestation of one’s innate character and attitude toward life.” Post gives us thousands of tips on correspondence, wedding planning, party giving and conduct in every public or private setting.
 
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CONTENTS
Bibliographic Record  Photographic Illustrations  Subject Index
TO YOU MY FRIENDS WHOSE IDENTITY IN THESE PAGES IS VEILED IN FICTIONAL DISGUISE IT IS BUT FITTING THAT I DEDICATE THIS BOOK.
 
NEW YORK: FUNK & WAGNALLS, 1922
NEW YORK: BARTLEBY.COM, 1999
 
 

    Introduction

– Announcement (12-1-99)
– Selected Quotations
  1. What Is Best Society?
  2. Introductions
  3. Greetings
  4. Salutations of Courtesy
  5. On the Street and in Public
  6. At Public Gatherings
  7. Conversation
  8. Words, Phrases and Pronunciation
  9. One’s Position in the Community
  10. Cards and Visits
  11. Invitations, Acceptances and Regrets
  12. The Well-Appointed House
  13. Teas and Other Afternoon Parties
  14. Formal Dinners
  15. Dinner-Giving with Limited Equipment
  16. Luncheons, Breakfasts and Suppers
  17. Balls and Dances
  18. The Débutante
  19. The Chaperon and Other Conventions
  20. Engagements
  21. First Preparations before a Wedding
  22. The Day of the Wedding
  23. Christenings
  24. Funerals
  25. The Country House and Its Hospitality
  26. The House Party in Camp
  27. Notes and Shorter Letters
  28. Longer Letters
  29. The Fundamentals of Good Behavior
  30. Clubs and Club Etiquette
  31. Games and Sports
  32. Etiquette in Business and Politics
  33. Dress
  34. The Clothes of a Gentleman
  35. The Kindergarten of Etiquette
  36. Every-Day Manners at Home
  37. Traveling at Home and Abroad
  38. The Growth of Good Taste in America


 
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