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Counterrevolutionary Social Etiquette - Calling Cards

Nicholas Wansbutter writes..

...To the unrefined or unbred, the visiting card is but a trifling and insignificant bit of paper; but to the cultured disciple of social law, it conveys a subtle and unmistakable intelligence. Its texture, style of engraving, and even the hour of leaving it combine to place the stranger, whose name it bears, in a pleasant or a disagreeable attitude even before his manners, conversation, and face have been able to explain his social position... more at Durendal

Thanks and a tip of my beret to the writers at Durendal.

Dieu le Roy!
Brantigny

Young, John H. Our Deportment Or The Manners, Conduct and Dress of the Most Refined Society. IndyPublish, 2006

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