George Washington's Rules of Civility and Decent Behaviour

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George Washington's Rules of Civility and Decent Behaviour - Washington, George, and Weisman Deitch, Joanne (Editor)

Copied out by hand as a young man aspiring to the status of Gentleman, the 110 precepts which make up this work were based on a set of rules composed by French Jesuits in 1595. The first English edition of these rules was available in Francis Hawkins' Youths Behavior, or Decency in Conversation Amongst Men, which appeared in 1640, and it is from ... Read More

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