Diane Kalas, Inspirational Historical Romance Author

"If one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams, and endeavors to live the life which he has imagined, he will meet with success." Quote by Henry David Thoreau




Saturday, December 22, 2012

19th CENTURY ETIQUETTE - SPEAKING OF ONE'S SELF

Diane's Antique Book Collection


The Art of Conversing with Fluency and Propriety

Speaking of one’s self. – When we speak of ourself and another person, whether he is absent or present, propriety requires us to mention ourselves last. Thus we should say, he and I, you and I.


Thornwell, Emily, THE LADY’S GUIDE TO COMPLETE ETIQUETTE, New York, Belford, Clarke & Company, 1884

 

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