Manners for Schoolboys

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This manual of social etiquette was published in 1829 to help young gentlemen in their 'acquisition of a polite deportment'. Combining timeless advice with insights into the society of Georgian Britain, it instructs boys on the correct behaviour towards superiors, equals and inferiors, both at home and at school, so that they can steer a course of 'modest dignity' between 'sheepish bashfulness and obtrusive boldness'.

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Manners for Schoolboys

Manners for Schoolboys

Hardback104pp150x115mm

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This manual of social etiquette was published in 1829 to help young gentlemen in their 'acquisition of a polite deportment'. Combining timeless advice with insights into the society of Georgian Britain, it instructs boys on the correct behaviour towards superiors, equals and inferiors, both at home and at school, so that they can steer a course of 'modest dignity' between 'sheepish bashfulness and obtrusive boldness'.

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