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  • WordNet 3.6
    • n manners social deportment "he has the manners of a pig"
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  • Motto
    “Manners make the person.”
  • Seneca
    “What once were vices are manners now.”
  • Source Unknown
    Source Unknown
    “Manners are happy ways of doing things.”
  • Richard Whately
    “To be always thinking about your manners is not the way to make them good; the very perfection of manners is not to think about yourself.”
  • Wendell L. Willkie
    Wendell L. Willkie
    “The test of good manners is to be able to put up pleasantly with bad ones.”
  • Source Unknown
    Source Unknown
    “Men get to be a mixture of the charming mannerisms of the women they have known.”


In literature:

We adopt his mannerisms, and that is all.
"Delsarte System of Oratory" by Various
Harry had to consider on that night in what manner he would endeavor to see Florence Mountjoy on the next day.
"Mr. Scarborough's Family" by Anthony Trollope
Cookery is the art of preparing food for the table by dressing, or by the application of heat in some manner.
"Science in the Kitchen." by Mrs. E. E. Kellogg
It increased in such a manner, that before noon we were brought under close-reefed top-sails.
"A General History and Collection of Voyages and Travels, Volume 14" by Robert Kerr
He had an abrupt, quick, nervous manner when speaking.
"Mary at the Farm and Book of Recipes Compiled during Her Visit among the "Pennsylvania Germans"" by Edith M. Thomas
Mannering had plenty of that commodity.
"Elizabeth's Campaign" by Mrs. Humphrey Ward
Thus the whole behaviour of these ladies is in direct contradiction to good manners.
"The Young Gentleman and Lady's Monitor, and English Teacher's Assistant" by John Hamilton Moore
In this manner they sailed for two years; in the third they passed the pillars of Hercules, and returned to Egypt.
"Robert Kerr's General History and Collection of Voyages and Travels, Volume 18" by William Stevenson
In the conversation between her and Lady Henry he had noticed an extraordinary change of manner on the part of the younger lady.
"Lady Rose's Daughter" by Mrs. Humphry Ward
There is no Eastern iciness of manner, or dignified indifference at San Francisco.
"Overland through Asia; Pictures of Siberian, Chinese, and Tartar Life" by Thomas Wallace Knox
A young duckling may be carved in the same manner as a fowl, the legs and wings being taken off first on either side.
"The Whitehouse Cookbook (1887)" by Mrs. F.L. Gillette
I have enough of thy mother's blood, but thee I will not slay; but die by thine own hand in whatever manner thou wilt.
"The Tragedies of Euripides, Volume I." by Euripides
William is twenty-five years of age, unmistakably colored, good-looking, rather under the medium size, and of pleasing manners.
"The Underground Railroad" by William Still
These words severally indicate by what persons, and in what manner, the governing power of a state is exercised.
"The Government Class Book" by Andrew W. Young
Knowing the dance was informal, as masquerade affairs must be, she was not surprised to be addressed in this manner.
"Frank Merriwell's Pursuit" by Burt L. Standish
They did so; and the funeral ceremonies were conducted in this manner.
"The Life of Philip Melanchthon" by Karl Friedrich Ledderhose
Work 11 more rows in same manner.
"Juvenile Styles, Volume 4" by Mary Hoyer
We felt in a peculiar manner the solitariness of the wilderness.
"Western Scenes and Reminiscences" by Henry Rowe Schoolcraft
The first time Andreyvitch and Manners were introduced, Manners had the feeling that they had met at some time before.
"The Scarecrow and Other Stories" by G. Ranger Wormser
I told them that our only chance for life was to repel those pirates in some manner.
"Frank Merriwell's Triumph" by Burt L. Standish

In poetry:

Write his merits on your mind -
Morals pure and manners kind;
In his head, as on a hill,
Virtue placed her citadel.
"The Wake of William Orr" by William Drennan
“The child I to myself will take
In a paternal manner;
And ah! he will not swallow snake
In future, or ‘goanna’.
"Peter the Piccaninny" by Henry Kendall
She said we had no manners,
If we ever talked or sung;
"You should have seen," said Grandmamma,
"Me walk, when I was young."
"When We Went Out With Grandmamma" by Kate Greenaway
Of all that gives politeness birth,
Of all that claims to please,
In motion, manners, or in mirth,
The surest source is ease.
"On Miss M--'s's Dancing" by William Shenstone
Yet Rome, yf fayth and loue we keepe,
yf manners thine we voyde:
Thou Rome, be sure our Candlesticke
with vs still shall abyde.
"A description of olde Rome" by Roger Cotton
Which made the courtiers all aghast,
For there that valiant man,
Through Lancelot's steed, before them all,
In nimble manner ran.
"The Life And Death Of Tom Thumb" by Anonymous British

In news:

Even the title of the new Miguel Arteta crooked comedy of manners, "The Good Girl," is contrary and mocking.
Miss Manners When chatty helpers won't take hints.
Martha Stewart's Chow Chow Has Pristine Manners.
Genghis teaches Martha table manners.
It took a while for off-road machines to learn their manners.
Tenacious, team-first Robson admits mannerisms, body language may rub some the wrong way.
In the simplest manner possible, a participant in the ticket game, which benefits charities in Ohio, will make 6 percent of the gross amount of each "deal" or box of tickets.
S teve Rattner has always been known for his controlled, rational manner.
Genesis started life as a progressive rock band, in the manner of Yes and King Crimson, before a series of membership changes brought about a transfor.
In the Well- Mannered Wedding.
Imagine what a dinner conversation would be like if you had decent table manners, but the ears of a lizard.
Mild-mannered mom doubles as thick-skinned reporter.
Mild-mannered with more clouds.
Mild-Mannered Water Coaster - 2008.
'Saved' Is A Modest, Mild-mannered Little Musical.

In science:

Instead, we follow changes of random velocities in a disk with a distribution of planetesimal sizes which evolves in some prescribed manner.
Dynamical evolution of planetesimals in protoplanetary disks
We simply treat the wave equation, and do not say why, in such a manner as if it was a classical equation.
Generally covariant Quantum Mechanics
Moreover, as shown in reference [15, 20], the matrix elements Tαβ for operators involving only scalar fields can be expressed in an analogous manner by means of an effective Hamiltonian, ˆH .
Quantum Mechanics, Random Matrices and BMN Gauge Theory
The locations and velocities of cluster particles are chosen using this profile in the same manner as for the Galaxy particles.
Dynamical Friction on Star Clusters near the Galactic Center
Thus, if the background stellar system has a net rotation and the cluster rotates in the same manner, then the relative velocity will be smaller and the effects of dynamical friction will be larger.
Dynamical Friction on Star Clusters near the Galactic Center
Thus, if the magnetic field varies in an arbitrary (slow) manner, and returns to its initial value, the perpendicular kinetic energy (temperature) of each particle, and thus each particle species, is ultimately unchanged.
On the Viability of Two-temperature Accretion Flows
This can be done in the same manner as in the proof of [25, Lemma 2.2].
Generalized eigenfunctions of relativistic Schroedinger operators I
Ji in the same manner, and call P Ji the total number of visits to B (x, r).
Excited random walk in three dimensions has positive speed
In the SP system, the most natural way to retrieve information is in the manner of ‘query-by-example’.
Towards an Intelligent Database System Founded on the SP Theory of Computing and Cognition
Of course, there is no need for the results of the user’s query to be displayed in the manner shown in Figure 3.
Towards an Intelligent Database System Founded on the SP Theory of Computing and Cognition
It should also be able to abstract rules and other generalisations from its stored knowledge, in the manner of datamining systems.
Towards an Intelligent Database System Founded on the SP Theory of Computing and Cognition
Wave functions, parameterized in a simple manner, are also given and thus they can be easily used to compute further observables.
Charmed and Bottom Baryons: a Variational Approach based on Heavy Quark Symmetry
The main reason for this effect is thought to be a lowering of the crystals transparency in a wavelength dependent manner.
LED Monitoring System for the BTeV Lead Tungstate Crystal Calorimeter Prototype
Also it might explain, why the violet LED signals in both PIN’s behave in opposite manner compared to other color LED’s: temperature coefficient of the PIN in violet region is greater than that of the violet LED and has opposite sign.
LED Monitoring System for the BTeV Lead Tungstate Crystal Calorimeter Prototype
Relative equilibria are characterized in the following manner.
Symmetry breaking for toral actions in simple mechanical systems