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Washington"s Rules of civility

Ernest Horn

Washington"s Rules of civility

by Ernest Horn

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Published by Johnson publishing company in Richmond, Atlanta [etc.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Etiquette.

  • Edition Notes

    On cover: George Wasington work books ... for the primary and grammar school; grade six and grade seven.

    Other titlesRules of civility.
    Statementby Ernest Horn and Marion Anderson.
    ContributionsAnderson, Marion., Washington, George, 1732-1799.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE312 .78 1932
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 p. l., 74 p.
    Number of Pages74
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6772125M
    LC Control Number32008050
    OCLC/WorldCa17453719

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    Rules of civility by George Washington, , United States book company edition, in EnglishPages: This book was written in George Washington’s own words 18th century style. years of linguistic gap will leave some readers baffled, but I did not mind it at all. “Be not hasty to believe flying reports to the disparagement of any” (his 50th rule) is just as good as “avoid gossips”.

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