It's fine to skimp on manners when it's just the two of us, but we don't have to look like complete rednecks in front of our guests.
Pretty words and fancy manners don't mean anything.
His manners were truly regal.
The departure of Count Maurice, moreover, had seriously weakened the position of the Dutch, for his successors had neither his conciliatory manners nor his capacity.
In the " argument " prefixed to them in the Geneva Bible; in the Sixth Article of the Church of England, where it is said that " the other books the church doth read for example of life and instruction of manners," though not to establish doctrine; and elsewhere.