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!

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

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