Manners: The Guider

Perhaps never again will there be anything quite like the cool authority of an obiter dictum from Emily Post. On the proper dress of a lady's maid: "She never wears a cap, and bobbed hair would be most unsuitable." On the House with Limited Service: "The fact that you live in a house with two servants, or very well with only one, need not imply that your house lacks charm or even distinction . . ." But the world that turned on such fine points as How to Pay a Visit to a...

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