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Courtesy

Boy Scouts
youth organization, ever ready to perform good deeds. [Am. Hist.: Jameson, 59]
Castiglione, Baldassare
(1478–1529) author of The Courtier, Renaissance bible of etiquette. [Ital. Lit.: Plumb, 316–319]
Dickon
one of “nature’s gentlemen.” [Children’s Lit.: The Secret Garden]
Post, Emily
(1873–1960) etiquette book author; preaches “consideration for others.” [Am. Hist.: Flexner, 277]
Shem and Japheth
cover father’s nakedness without looking at him. [O.T.: Genesis 9:23–27]
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