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Chestertown, Maryland 21620
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Be no Flatterer, neither Play with any that delights not to be Played Withal.
Let your Discourse with Men of Business be Short and Comprehensive.
Undertake not what you cannot perform but be careful to keep your promise.
When you see a Crime punished, you may be inwardly Pleased; but always show Pity to the Suffering Offender.
Turn not your Back to others especially in Speaking, Jog not the Table or Desk on which Another reads or writes, lean not upon any one.
When you meet with one of Greater Quality than yourself, Stop, and retire especially if it be at a Door or any Straight place to give way for him to Pass.
Labour to keep alive in your Breast that Little Spark of Celestial fire Called Conscience.
In visiting the Sick, do not Presently play the Physician if you be not Knowing therein.
Superfluous Compliments and all Affectation of Ceremony are to be avoided, yet where due they are not to be Neglected.
Be not hasty to believe flying Reports to the Disparagement of any.
Be not immodest in urging your Friends to Discover a Secret.
When in Company, put not your Hands to any Part of the Body, not usually Discovered.
Speak not injurious Words neither in Jest nor Earnest Scoff at none although they give Occasion.
Let your Countenance be pleasant but in Serious Matters Somewhat grave.
If any one come to Speak to you while you are Sitting Stand up though he be your Inferior, and when you Present Seats let it be to every one according to his Degree.
from Rules of Civility & Decent Behavior in Company and Conversation
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