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Frank J. Wilstach, comp.  A Dictionary of Similes.  1916.
 
Manners
 
  Fine manners are like personal beauty,—a letter of credit everywhere.
            —C. A. Bartol
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  Manners … Like a great rough diamond, it may do very well in a closet by way of curiosity, and also for its intrinsic value.
            —Earl of Chesterfield
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Manners, like fashions, still from courts descend,
And what the great begin, the vulgar end.
            —Paul Whitehead
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