Meet the people who make up this extraordinary community on the shores of the Chesapeake, where history is still in the making. Your revolution starts here.
After her semester abroad in South Africa, Ashley Elmore ’15 hopes to join the Peace Corps after graduation to return to the continent to work.
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Be not immodest in urging your Friends to Discover a Secret.
Labour to keep alive in your Breast that Little Spark of Celestial fire Called Conscience.
When in Company, put not your Hands to any Part of the Body, not usually Discovered.
Let your Discourse with Men of Business be Short and Comprehensive.
In writing or Speaking, give to every Person his due Title According to his Degree & the Custom of the Place.
A Man ought not to value himself of his Achievements, or rare Qualities of wit; much less of his riches Virtue or Kindred.
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.
Be no Flatterer, neither Play with any that delights not to be Played Withal.
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.
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 a man does all he can though it Succeeds not well blame not him that did it.
Let your Countenance be pleasant but in Serious Matters Somewhat grave.
In visiting the Sick, do not Presently play the Physician if you be not Knowing therein.
Undertake not what you cannot perform but be careful to keep your promise.
Be not hasty to believe flying Reports to the Disparagement of any.
from Rules of Civility & Decent Behavior in Company and Conversation
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