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summary George Washington's Rules of Civility Decent Behavior in Company and Conversation ´ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook George isms also known as The 110 Rules of Civility and Decent Behaviour is a text that George Washington wrote down when he was fourteen years old and used as a. The aphorisms 110 in all Washington collected and lived by At times offers an unexpected glimpse into colonial American life Difficult to understand in some areas due to the older style of EnglishExcerpts 1 Every action done in company ought to be with some sign of respect to those that are present 3 Show nothing to your friend that may affright him 15 Keep your nails clean and short also your hands and teeth clean yet without showing any great concern for them 17 Be no flatterer neither play with any that delights not to be play d withal 21 Reproach none for the infirmities of nature 22 Show not yourself glad at the misfortune of another though he were your enemy 23 When you see a crime punished you may be inwardly pleased but always show pity to the suffering offender 24 Do not laugh too loud or too much at any publick spectacle 25 Superfluous compliments are to be avoided 29 When you meet with one of greater uality than yourself stop and retire especially if it be at a door or any straight place to give way for him to pass 38 In visiting the sick do not play the physician if you be not knowing therein 40 Strive not with your superiors in argument but always submit your judgment to others with modesty 43 Do not express joy before one sick or in pain for that contrary passion will aggravate his misery 44 When a man does all he can though it succeeds not well blame not him that did it 49 Use no reproachfull language against any one neither curse nor revile 51 Wear not your clothes foul ripped or dusty 52 In your apparel be modest and endeavor to accommodate nature rather than to procure admiration keep to the fashion of your euals such as are civil and orderly with respect to times and places 54 Play not the peacock looking every where about you to see if you be well deck t if your shoes fit well if your stockings sit neatly and clothes handsomely 56 Associate yourself with men of good uality if you esteem your own reputation for tis better to be alone than in bad company 58 Let your conversation be without malice or envy 63 A man ought not to value himself of his achievements or rare ualities of wit much less of his riches virtue or kindred 66 Be not forward but friendly and courteous 71 Gaze not on the marks or blemishes of others and ask not how they came 72 Speak not in an unknown tongue in company but in your own language and that as those of uality do and not as the vulgar sublime matters treat seriously 82 Undertake not what you cannot perform but be careful to keep your promise 89 Speak not evil of the absent for it is unjust 109 Let your recreations be manfull not sinfull 110 Labor to keep alive in your breast that little spark of celestial fire called conscience

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summary George Washington's Rules of Civility Decent Behavior in Company and Conversation ´ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook Touchstone all his life Now George Washington's one hundred ten rules are reprinted and handily translated into modern language that any young reader can unders. We are told that at age 14 George Washington wrote down 110 rules under the title Rules of Civility and Decent Behaviour in Company and Conversation I doubt that anyone would uestion that he lived his life by these rulesSome of course we would consider antiuated but there are many gems here Rule 1 Every action done in company ought to be done with some sign of respect to those that are present Rule 6 Sleep not when others speak sit not when others stand speak not when you should hold your peace walk not when others stop Rule 110 labour to keep alive in your breast that little celestial fire called conscienceAn excellent and natural place to start if you are interested in what it takes to form a civil society

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summary George Washington's Rules of Civility Decent Behavior in Company and Conversation ´ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook Tand As a moral compass; as a glimpse of history; or as a peek into the mind of our Founding Father George isms is a book that no young American should be withou. At the age of 14 George Washington translated and copied down a list of 110 French maxims on civility and decent behavior Reading these I m willing to bet that Washington would be appalled at the current state of civility in the world but then I m sure there were also plenty of people in his own time that appalled him if he truly believed and followed all of these rulesI think my favorite of the bunch is number 12 Shake not the head feet or legs roll not the eyes lift not one eyebrow higher than the other wry not the mouth and bedew no man s face with your spittle by approaching too near him when you speak Firstly I m willing to bet the French writer included the eyebrow thing just because he couldn t do it and felt annoyed when others could Second we really should use the word bedew often these daysYou may remember hearing this book get a mention on Aaron Sorkin s The West Wing President Bartlett is seen reading the book at one point and explains to his aide Charlie how the book came to be Then he calls Washington a poncy little twerp after reading one of the maxims the 2nd one I believe I m too tired to Google it right now The uote from Bartlett could be off as well but he definitely calls George poncy


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    (George Washington's Rules of Civility Decent Behavior in Company and Conversation) [E–book] Ü George Washington George Washington ↠ 0 characters summary ð PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook ↠ George Washington The aphorisms 110 in all Washington collected and lived by At times offers an unexpected glimpse into colonial American life Difficult to understand in some areas due to the older style of EnglishExcerpts #1 Every action done in company ought to be with some sign of respect to those that are present#3 Show nothing to your friend that may affright him#15 Keep your nails clean and short also your hands and teeth clean yet without

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    (George Washington's Rules of Civility Decent Behavior in Company and Conversation) [E–book] Ü George Washington Though an interesting look at what constituted proper behavior for upper class men in the 18th century this edition is not particularly clear on the actual origin of the rules which were not written by Washington but translated by him It is unlikely that most people from other walks of life followed these even

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    (George Washington's Rules of Civility Decent Behavior in Company and Conversation) [E–book] Ü George Washington Originally written in about 1595 good manners never really go out of style do they?these rules governed the conduct of our first president Georg

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    (George Washington's Rules of Civility Decent Behavior in Company and Conversation) [E–book] Ü George Washington George Washington ↠ 0 characters We are told that at age 14 George Washington wrote down 110 rules under the title Rules of Civility and Decent Behaviour in Company and Conversation I doubt that anyone would uestion that he lived his life by these rulesSome of course we woul

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    (George Washington's Rules of Civility Decent Behavior in Company and Conversation) [E–book] Ü George Washington summary ð PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook ↠ George Washington Well for me basic principles what we now call protocol on how to conduct yourself in terms of clothing eating behaving conv

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    (George Washington's Rules of Civility Decent Behavior in Company and Conversation) [E–book] Ü George Washington free read George Washington's Rules of Civility Decent Behavior in Company and Conversation At the age of 14 George Washington translated and copied down a list of 110 French maxims on civility and decent behavior Reading these I'm willing to bet that Washington would be appalled at the current state of civility in the world but th

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    (George Washington's Rules of Civility Decent Behavior in Company and Conversation) [E–book] Ü George Washington free read George Washington's Rules of Civility Decent Behavior in Company and Conversation Supposedly written by Washington in his youth it is said that he based it on rules of etiuette written by French Jesuit monk

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    (George Washington's Rules of Civility Decent Behavior in Company and Conversation) [E–book] Ü George Washington George Washington ↠ 0 characters I recently received this little book from a friend written by my relative not long ago I discovered that President George Washington was my 3 cousin 6 times removed The 110 Rules which are set forth in this little 30 page b

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  • Hardcover
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  • George Washington's Rules of Civility Decent Behavior in Company and Conversation
  • George Washington
  • English
  • 09 March 2018
  • 9780689840821