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It was therefore a very natural point of old feudal etiquette that a gentleman who received a visit, though it were of his sovereign, should not leave his roof, but should wait his arrival at the door of his house.
of the hobo, nor put out of countenance by the etiquette of the prince.
It was simply," replied Colbert, quickly, "the fear of causing your majesty the least delay; for, according to established etiquette, you cannot enter any place, with the exception of your own royal residences, until the soldiers' quarters have been marked out by the quartermaster, and the garrison properly distributed.
As the mazurka began, Boris saw that Adjutant General Balashev, one of those in closest attendance on the Emperor, went up to him and contrary to court etiquette stood near him while he was talking to a Polish lady.
What mad caprice could have induced him so to transgress the etiquette of nations?
Vincy sprang to the window and opened it in an instant, thinking only of Fred and not of medical etiquette.
For the King of Bekwando, drunk or sober, was a stickler for etiquette.
After the supper there were obligations which the Prince, whose sense of etiquette was always strong, could not avoid.
Martin Eden, the first thing to-morrow you go to the free library an' read up on etiquette.
Perhaps there was a feeling of delicacy--a backwoods etiquette which restrained them from following him to offer assistance; the court records, from which, mainly, this narrative is drawn, are silent as to anything but the fact.
You know I never had tea at a manse before, and I'm not sure that I know all the rules of etiquette, although I've been studying the rules given in the Etiquette Department of the Family Herald ever since I came here.
Well, we ought to have an etiquette department, then," said Felicity.