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  29. The Fundamentals of Good Behavior. Post, Emily. 1922. Etiquette
The honor of a gentleman demands the inviolability of his word, and the incorruptibility of his principles; he is the descendant of the knight, the crusader; he is the defender of the defenseless, and the champion of justice—or he is not a gentleman.
A gentleman does not show a letter written by a lady, unless perhaps to a very intimate friend if the letter is entirely impersonal and written by some one who is equally the friend of the one to whom it is shown.
A gentleman’s manners are an integral part of him and are the same whether in his dressing-room or in a ballroom, whether in talking to Mrs.
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  Gentleman - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The term gentleman (from Latin gentilis, belonging to a race or "gens", and "man", cognate with the French word gentilhomme, the Spanish gentilhombre, and the Italian gentil uomo or gentiluomo), in its original and strict signification, denoted a man of good family, the Latin generosus (its invariable translation in English-Latin documents).
A suggestion that a gentleman must have a coat of arms (and that no-one is a "gentleman" without one) was vigorously advanced by certain 19th and 20th century heraldists, notably A C Fox-Davies in England and Innes of Learny in Scotland.
The first "gentleman" commemorated on an existing monument was John Daundelyon of Margate (died circa 1445); the first gentleman to enter the House of Commons, hitherto composed mainly of "valets", was William Weston, "gentylman"; but even in the latter half of the 15th century the order was not clearly established.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Gentleman   (2608 words)

  
 Jamaica Gleaner - A Gentleman in the reggae world - Friday | November 7, 2003
Gentleman is no small fry in Germany, as he is one of the top-selling reggae artistes there.
Gentleman now has family connections with the island, as his 'babymodda', whom he met in Germany, is Jamaican.
Interestingly, Gentleman is the child of a Lutheran preacher.
www.jamaica-gleaner.com /gleaner/20031107/ent/ent2.html   (675 words)

  
 A Gentleman Never Discloses Who Sucked Him Off | The Onion - America's Finest News Source
If a gentleman has met a young lady and taken her to his digs, it is his right and privilege to tell his friends and coworkers about the encounter.
However, it is the mark of a true gentleman to omit his lady friend's name from the discussion of her pussy's tightness.
A gentleman knows that it is considered good manners to have an unopened toothbrush on hand for his lady friend, in the event that she should like to freshen up after eating his ass.
www.theonion.com /content/node/34098   (775 words)

  
 gentleman.html
A gentleman is never found at the street corners, in the saloon or playhouse, at the loafers' rendezvous, or on the idler' promenade; for he turns his steps in the highway of noble aims and earnest work; for he is not too lazy to work, nor too proud to be poor.
A gentleman is not of the milk-and-water type of character; he is a man of decision.
A gentleman is gentle, modest, courteous; slow to surmise evil, and one who never thinks it; a man faithful in all the ordinary duties of life, steadfast in frienship, moderate to his enemy, true to his word, strong in heart and rich in spirit.
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 GBCC - David Gentleman Interview
Gentleman: I was born on the 11th of March, 1930, in London.
Gentleman: I have always felt there was an essential conflict between the monarch’s head and the rest of the design on a pictorial stamp.
Gentleman: It established 1 to the square root of 2 as the normal proportion of British commemoratives.
www.gbstamps.com /gbcc/gbcc_gentleman_intvw.html   (2232 words)

  
 Dress Code
The startling coincidence ensued: I was struggling with the term "Gentleman Cyclist" since, after all, I've bandied the term about plus we have a Gentleman's Tour during the ABCE.
A Gentleman Cyclist does not judge others by their equipment or manner of dress so it is sometimes difficult to spot a Gentleman Cyclist in a crowd.
As defined in the dictionary, a Gentleman is a man/woman of refinement.
www.home.earthlink.net /~steinborn/gentleman.htm   (383 words)

  
 MANNERS FOR MEN--Part One
A gentleman should be able to talk on a variety of subjects, although he should never use vulgarisms in speech.
In a meet of hounds, a gentleman, when approaching ladies in a carriage, should not linger on a fidgety horse, as he may override the hounds.
When a gentleman assists a lady onto horseback, he takes her left foot in his right hand, and when she springs, he helps her to the saddle.
www.literary-liaisons.com /article027.html   (1238 words)

  
 Germany's top selling Reggae act, Gentleman, set for Dancehall Rock 2003 - JAMAICAOBSERVER.COM   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
It will be Gentleman's first major performance in Jamaica, and he says he is quite prepared for the thrills.
Gentleman, who first came to Jamaica when he was 17 years old, has visited the island on numerous occasions.
Gentleman said that due to the rise in piracy in Germany, recording artistes had to resort to live shows in order to survive.
www.jamaicaobserver.com /lifestyle/html/20031030T210000-0500_50985_OBS_GERMANY_S_TOP_SELLING_REGGAE_ACT__GENTLEMAN__SET_FOR_DANCEHALL_ROCK_____.asp   (497 words)

  
 GENTLEMAN - LoveToKnow Article on GENTLEMAN   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The word gentleman as an index of rank had already become of doubtful value before the great political and social changes of the I9th century gave to it a wider and essentially higher significance.
In the 5th edition (1Sf 5) a gentleman is one, who without any title, bears a coat of arms, or whose ancestors have been freemen.
For to behave like a gentleman may mean little or much, according to the person by whom the phrase is used; to spend money like a gentleman may even be no great praise; but to conduct a business like a gentleman implies a standard at least as high asthat involved
www.1911ency.org /G/GE/GENTLEMAN.htm   (1933 words)

  
 Gentleman Creek Golf Course - Welcome!
Meandering diagonally across this 100-acre site, Gentleman Creek is but one of the many natural features which have been skillfully developed to create a golf course with a challenge as well as natural beauty.
This piece of Ekfrid Township farmland has been transformed into a "must play" on your golf circuit and with the passing of time is becoming one of the scenic treasures of the area...
Gentleman Creek Golf Course is a great venue for skins play.
www.gentlemancreek.com   (261 words)

  
 The Gentleman
The concept of the gentleman was not merely a social or class designation.
Sir Walter Scott defined this concept of the gentleman repeatedly in his enormously influential Waverley Novels, and the code of the gentleman — and abuses of it — appear repeatedly in Victorian fiction.
Charles Dickens, like Kipling, was an author of relatively humble origins who desired passionately to be recognized as a gentleman, and insisted, in consequence, upon the essential dignity of his occupation.
www.victorianweb.org /history/Gentleman.html   (449 words)

  
 The Jamaica Star :: Gentleman honoured with 'Reggae Gold' ::
FOR GENTLEMAN, BORN Tielman Otto, being a reggae singer was an accident, but a very fortunate one.
Now the man who returned home to Cologne, Germany, from Jamaica, while still a teenager with a clutch of seven inch 45s, is on the latest edition of the Reggae Gold album, put out annually by VP Records.
Gentleman explained that the rhythm for Superior was built by Ingo from Pow Pow sound system in Germany, along with the Firehouse Crew, who plays for Sizzla on tour.
www.jamaica-star.com /thestar/20050721/ent/ent2.html   (556 words)

  
 Gentleman Jack   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The Gentleman Jack Web site is not intended for use by anyone under 21 years of age in the USA, or under the legal drinking age in any other country.
Gentleman Jack would like to be able to send email to visitors from time to time.
GENTLEMAN JACK and the Horse and Rider design are registered trademarks.
www.gentlemanjack.com /privacy/privacy.asp   (477 words)

  
 Gentleman : search word
The term gentleman (from Latin gentilis, belonging to a race or gens, and "man", cognate with the French word gentilhomme, the Spanish hombre gentil, and the Italian gentil huomo), in its original and strict signification, denoted a man of good family, the Latin generosus (its invariable translation in English-Latin documents).
John Selden in Titles of Honour, (1614), discussing the title "gentleman", speaks of "our English use of it" as "convertible with nobilis" and describes in connection with it the forms of ennobling in various European countries.
Wallace to the full which were of no service to the female as a protection would be at.
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 Gentleman - definition from Biology-Online.org
in Great Britain, the term gentleman is applied in a limited sense to those having coats of arms, but who are without a title, and, in this sense, gentlemen hold a middle rank between the nobility and yeomanry.
gentleman commoner, one of the highest class of commoners at the university of Oxford.
gentleman usher, one who ushers visitors into the presence of a sovereign, etc. gentleman usher of the fl rod, an usher belonging to the order of the garter, whose chief duty is to serve as official messenger of the house of lords.
www.biology-online.org /dictionary/Gentleman   (279 words)

  
 bibliography_view — Portal Robert Gentleman
Chiaretti, S, Li, X, Gentleman, R, Vitale, A, Vignetti, M, Mandelli, F, Ritz, J, and Foa, R (2004).
Gentleman, RC, Carey, VJ, Bates, DM, Bolstad, B, Dettling, M, Dudoit, S, Ellis, B, Gautier, L, Ge, Y, Gentry, J, Hornik, K, Hothorn, T, Huber, W, Iacus, S, Irizarry, R, Leisch, F, Li, C, Maechler, M, Rossini, AJ, Sawitzki, G, Smith, C, Smyth, G, Tierney, L, Yang, JY, and Zhang, J (2004).
Gentleman, RC, Lawless, JF, Lindsey, JC, and Yan, P (1994).
gentleman.fhcrc.org /bibliography_view   (339 words)

  
 The Gentleman
He lists some of the characteristics of a gentleman: "a cultivated intellect, a delicate taste, a candid, equitable, dispassionate mind, a noble and courteous bearing in the conduct of life," and I think it is clear that he considered this catalog admirable.
He spoke of a Guild of Gentleman, not latter-day Templars, mind you, not a cabal of scheming Masons, but a confederation of decent fellows, much as I remember my grandfathers (born in 1888 and 1890) to have been.
The officer as gentleman survived through the 1914-1918 war, and the Pershings and the MacArthurs were esteemed, but the fundamental association of combat with the chivalric ideal was severed.
www.catholiceducation.org /articles/parenting/pa0093.html   (4492 words)

  
 The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman
The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman (or, more briefly, Tristram Shandy) is a novel by Laurence Sterne.
It has also been adapted on film in 2006 as A Cock and Bull Story, directed by Michael Winterbottom, written by Martin Hardy, and starring Steve Coogan, Rob Brydon, Kelly Macdonald, Naomie Harris, and Gillian Anderson.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Tristram_Shandy   (664 words)

  
 What is a Gentleman?
For those of you still looking, you may get some good tips on things to look for in a man. For those of you who are married, take heart and remember, your husband may not resemble the "Victorian Gentleman", but you love him anyway.
Compare Newman's portrait of the gentleman to those found in discussions of the concept of gentleman by Gaskell and other authors as well as specific characters in Browning, Dickens, and Trollope.
It is almost a definition of a gentleman to say he is one who never inflicts pain.
www.victorianstation.com /gentle.html   (505 words)

  
 ReggaeSeen.com - reggae artists - Gentleman
Gentleman is an artist from Germany but has spent many years in Jamaica perfecting his style.
Traveling back and forth to Jamaica Gentleman or "Tilmann Otto" had a great love for reggae music that eventually grew into him becoming a Sing-Jay which in turn sent him into the recording studio.
Gentleman sings with a deep culture that should be heard by all.
www.reggaeseen.com /artists/details/Gentleman   (167 words)

  
 Gentleman (definition)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Mama's probably said that you would be a gentleman if you were very good.
My definition of a gentleman would be one who considers other people's feelings, thoughts, situations and how what I do may affect them--that would determine whether I consider myself to be a gentleman--that I would be considering others.
I consider a gentleman or lady that person who would consider the other person's feelings, the other person's reactions to what I do.
www.marshasummers.com /innerman/gentleman.htm   (202 words)

  
 Gentleman's Motor Sports Society > Home
Gentleman's Motor Sports Society reserves the right to change the terms, conditions, and notices under which the Gentleman's Motor Sports Society Web Site is offered, including but not limited to the charges associated with the use of the Gentleman's Motor Sports Society Web Site.
Gentleman's Motor Sports Society is providing these links to you only as a convenience, and the inclusion of any link does not imply endorsement by Gentleman's Motor Sports Society of the site or any association with its operators.
Gentleman's Motor Sports Society reserves the right at all times to disclose any information as necessary to satisfy any applicable law, regulation, legal process or governmental request, or to edit, refuse to post or to remove any information or materials, in whole or in part, in Gentleman's Motor Sports Society's sole discretion.
www.gmss.org /Home/tabid/36/ctl/Terms/Default.aspx   (1484 words)

  
 Lee's Definition of a Gentleman   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The forbearing use of power does not only form a touchstone, but the manner in which an individual enjoys certain advantages over others is a test of a true gentleman.
The gentleman does not needlessly and unnecessarily remind an offender of a wrong he may have committed against him.
He cannot only forgive, he can forget; and he strives for that nobleness of self and mildness of character which impart sufficient strength to let the past be but the past.
xroads.virginia.edu /~CAP/LEE/gentdef.html   (94 words)

  
 First Gentleman - News
First Gentleman Dan Mulhern today said the best investment fathers can make in their children's lives it o be involved in their children's daily activities.
First Gentleman Daniel G. Mulhern announced that Mentor Michigan is serving more than 11,700 more children than in 2004; he applauded programs that are providing high-quality services that build characther...
The First Gentleman outlined the Governor Granholm's Economic Development initiatives for the State and he challenged business owners in the audience to make their workplaces great environments for...
www.michigan.gov /firstgentleman/0,1607,7-178-24380---,00.html   (1402 words)

  
 The Gentleman Hunter, Inc.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The Gentleman Hunter has been serving the needs of the discriminating sportsmen in the Washington, DC area since 1996.
When it comes to quality firearms, the owner of The Gentleman Hunter is one of the most knowledgeable people in the area.
The Gentleman Hunter, Inc. is the one stop shop where the discriminating hunter shops for whatever they need to enhance their hunting or fly-fishing experience.
pages.montgomerycountymd.com /sports/hunter.htm   (403 words)

  
 AskMen.com - Gentleman
In times past, a gentleman was much appreciated and being gentlemanly was a noble thing.
I'm not saying that men should act like robots and be slaves to etiquette, but some basic good manners will go a long way in helping you during your ascent to the top.
Not to mention the fact that the ladies are always quite pleased to meet a real gentleman.
www.askmen.com /money/successful/41_success.html   (626 words)

  
 Gentleman - AOL Music
The term gentleman (from Latin gentilis, belonging to a race or "gens", and "man", cognate with the French word gentilhomme, the Spanish gentilhombre and...
Gentleman resides in Cologne, but sometimes names Jamaica as his home away from home.
Download, listen and watch Gentleman music, mp3's, song lyrics, music videos, Internet radio, live performances, concerts, and more on AOL Music.
music.aol.com /artist/gentleman/430543/main   (139 words)

  
 Attributions of Authorship in the Gentleman's Magazine, 1731-1868
Attributions of Authorship in the Gentleman's Magazine, 1731-1868: A Supplement to Kuist is designed to integrate and in several instances correct the identifications of authorship I have published in my six-part "Attributions of Authorship in the Gentleman's Magazine, 1731-77: A Supplement to Kuist," Studies in Bibliography 44 (1991): 271-302; "Attributions of Authorship.
Neither does my Attributions of Authorship in the Gentleman's Magazine duplicate the various (and sometimes conflicting) lists of Samuel Johnson's contributions to the GM or seek to resolve the tortured question of which of the parliamentary debates (appearing in the GM's pages as "The Debates of the Senate of Lilliput") were Johnson's work.
Clearly the Gentleman's Magazine in its mid-nineteenth-century format was quite a different animal from the periodical that had appeared under Edward Cave's direction a century and a quarter before.
etext.lib.virginia.edu /bsuva/gm/gm-intro.html   (3386 words)

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