Etiquette for Every Day

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Alexander Moring Limited, 1904 - 439 ページ
 

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258 ページ - IT isn't the thing you do, dear; It's the thing you leave undone, Which gives you a bit of heartache At the setting of the sun.
97 ページ - Paradise ! How given for nought her priceless gift, How spoiled the bread and spill'd the wine, Which, spent with due, respective thrift, Had made brutes men, and men divine !
366 ページ - The Senior Officer in command of the troops, if of the rank of a general, and the officer in command of Her Majesty's naval forces on the station, if of the rank of an Admiral, their own relative rank being determined by the Queen's Regulations on that subject.
166 ページ - I think the style you have all received my guest Mrs Coutts in, this evening, is, to a certain extent, a sin of the same order. You were all told a couple of days ago that I had accepted her visit, and that she would arrive to-day to stay three nights. Now if any of you had not been disposed to be of my party at the same time with her, there was plenty of time for you to have gone away before she came ; and as none of you moved, and it was impossible to fancy that any of you would remain out of mere...
166 ページ - Coutts, in this evening is, to a certain extent, a sin of the same order. You were all told, a couple of days ago, that I had accepted her visit, and that she would arrive to-day to stay three nights. Now, if any of you had not been disposed to be of...
368 ページ - General Officers of Her Majesty's Army serving in the Dominion, and Officers of the rank of Admiral in the Royal Navy, serving on the BNA Station, not being in the chief command.
236 ページ - To the Right Honourable the Lords Spiritual and Temporal of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland m Parliament assembled.
366 ページ - The Members of the Legislative Council. The Speaker of the House of Assembly. The Puisne Judges. The Members of the House of Assembly. The Colonial Seeretary (not being in the Executive Council). The Commissioners or Government Agents of Provinces or Districts. The Attorney-General. The Solicitor-General. The Senior Officer in command of the Troops, if...
165 ページ - I need not observe how effectually womyn of fashion can contrive to mortify, without doing or saying anything that shall expose them to the charge of actual incivility. Sir Walter, during dinner, did everything in his power to counteract this influence of the evil eye, and something to overawe it ; but the spirit of mischief had been fairly stirred, and it was easy to see that Mrs Coutts followed these noble dames to the drawing-room in by no means that complacent mood which was customarily sustained,...
376 ページ - Council to be empowered to make rules for such occasions in case any dispute shall arise. All ladies to take place according to the rank herein assigned to their respective husbands, with the exception of wives of Peers, and of ladies having precedence in England independently of their husbands, and who are not in rank below the daughters of Barons, such ladies to take place according to their several ranks, with reference to such precedence in England, immediately after the wives of Members of the...

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