About 6,450 results
|To make them ring true, one must feel them, not merely exhibit them.' One also |
remains aware of the political uses of civility and the sobering observation of E.V.
Lucas that 'there can be no defense like elaborate courtesy.' It is with such ...
|Notice how annoying it can be when the one getting the beep leaves you “|
hanging on the line,” so to speak. Let this happen to both partners and then
discuss how it makes you feel. There can be no defense like elaborate courtesy.
E. V. Lucas ...
|Each of us can remember the comfort of a smile, a kind word, or a piece of sound |
advice from someone whom we least ... will try to remember that there is a
purpose for everything in my life. There can be no defense like elaborate
|Her Miss Manners' Guide to Excruciatingly Correct Behavior is exquisitely |
humorous. Humor can be a mighty weapon against bad manners. As the author
Edward Verall Lucas once wrote: "There can be no defense like elaborate
|2 There can be no defence like elaborate courtesy. Reading, Writing |
andRemembering, ch. 8 (1932) George Lucas (b. 1944) US FILM-MAKER Called
'Walt Disney's version of a mad scientist' bySTEVENSPIELBERG, he co-wrote
and directed ...
|She actually made me, the clumsiest man alive, look like Fred Astaire out there |
on the dance floor. ... There, she'd saved him. ... Then Auntie Wren's words rang
through her ears: “Remember Claire, there's no defense like elaborate courtesy.
|Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth There can be no defense like elaborate courtesy. - |
Lucas, E. V. True politeness consists in being easy one's self, and in making
every one about one as easy as one can. - Pope, Alexander To speak kindly
|out his/her soul to library staff. Although it is true that "the cobra will bite you |
whether you call it cobra or Mr. Cobra," it is also true that "there can be no
defense like elaborate courtesy." However, staff should be taught when it is
appropriate to ...
|Now, like goods, she will be exchanged with the Greeks for a captured Trojan |
general. ... Despite the elaborate courtesy of begging kisses, the Greek generals
are taking what Cressida, essentially a captive, has no real power to refuse.
|... who served him as chief of scouts during the punitive expedition of 1867: “ 'Of |
his courage there could be no question; ... milking the silence that greeted the
brief reading; then, with elaborate courtesy, he stepped over to the defense table