Manners 36 "I have seen a duchess fairly knocked down by the precipitancy of an officious coxcomb running to save her the trouble of opening a door." Jonathan Swift. “A Treatise on Good Manners and Good Breeding.” 1714. Gross, ed. Essays.
Manners 34 "Good manners is the art of making those people easy with whom we converse." Jonathan Swift. “A Treatise on Good Manners and Good Breeding.” 1714. Gross, ed. Essays.
Manners i Dr. Johnson ‘observed, that all works which describe manners, require notes in sixty or seventy years.’ Preface. Austen, Sense and Sensibility. The definition of "manners" changes over the years.
Manners 294 "…her manners were the mirror of her own modest and elegant mind." Austen, Mansfield Park. Her manners reflected the serene, orderly state of her mind.