George Washington's Rules of Civility

George Washington's Rules of Civility

by George Washington, Moncure D. Conway


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As a schoolboy in Virginia, George Washington took his first steps toward greatness by hand copying a list of 110 ""Rules of Civility & Decent Behavior in Company and Conversation."" Based on a 16th-century set of precepts compiled for young gentlemen by Jesuit instructors, the Rules of Civility were one of the earliest and most powerful forces to shape America's first president.

Most of the Rules are concerned with details of etiquette, offering pointers on such issues as how to dres"

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ISBN-13: 9781627556309
Publisher: Wilder Publications
Publication date: 08/14/2014
Pages: 84
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.31(d)

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