How to Behave
The definitive guide to etiquette, manners and morals.
How important is a good hatter? Is it acceptable for a gentleman to dance with his wife in public? What are the best topics for conversation?In How to Behave, Thomas Low Nichols guides the reader through the basics of gentility. From ‘care of the person’ to finding one’s vocation, from love to deportment, the learned author offers his expert advice on how to conduct every aspect of daily life.Originally published in 1873, this version features a foreword from the UK’s leading etiquette expert, William Hanson, and offers an entertaining and whimsical insight into society in the late nineteenth century. However, today’s reader can also learn much from the author’s timeless advice and styling – take heed!