The Primer of Politeness : A Help to School and Home Government. Alex M. Gow.
The Primer of Politeness : A Help to School and Home Government
The Primer of Politeness : A Help to School and Home Government
The Primer of Politeness : A Help to School and Home Government
The Primer of Politeness : A Help to School and Home Government

The Primer of Politeness : A Help to School and Home Government

Philadelphia: J B Lippincott, 1883.

Hardcover. Good+ with no dust jacket. Item #14468

Edge dampstains, cloth rub, light tone, owner's signature, otherwise light wear. Solid hardcover. ; Atop the title page: "Scholarship without Good Breeding is only Half an Education." "He is best taught who has learned the secret of self-control. He is best governed who is self-governed. Other things being equal, that school is best where the government is the result of moral and not of physical force."- Preface. "All that is hinted at in this book well-bred people know, but such knowledge is not intuitive, and it must be taught, if taught at all, to the majority of children at school." - Hints to Teachers. Late nineteenth-century conduct of life text-book, covering etiquette, morality, hygiene, grace, good living, good habits, and similar topics. ; 216 pages.

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