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a portrayal in literature from the earliest times

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The ideal of a gentleman, or, A mirror for gentlefolks

a portrayal in literature from the earliest times

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Routledge, Dutton
Language
English
Pages
522

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London, New York

Table of Contents

I. The historical idea of a gentleman.
II. Definition of a gentleman.
III. The inwardness or essential quality of a gentleman.
IV. The herald's gentleman.
V. Ancestry.
VI. Wealth and work.
VII. Manners and good breeding.
VII. Traits of gentlehood.
IX. Precepts of gentlehood.
X. The poets' gentleman.
XI. The gentleman exemplified.
XII. Gentlemen of other nations.
XIII. Ironical and abusive acceptation of "gentleman."
XIV. Conclusion. Index.

Edition Notes

With an engraved frontispiece of Sir Philip Sidney.

On inside cover : "With best wishes for a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year from Henry S. Wellcome. Christmas, 1909."

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vii, 522 pages :
Number of pages
522

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OL26306988M
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b29008529

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