Mr. Mason's manners.
what are good manners?
What is politeness as distinguished from rusticity?
Miss Leslie has written a little elementary book intended to teach our Yankee girls how to behave themselves everywhere — in the church, in the d been betrayed into these suggestions by seeing mentioned in the newspapers a painful error, into which the Honorable John Y. Mason, the august representative of this country near the Court of Louis Bonaparte, recently fell.
We wish to speak with tenderness of Mr. Mason, because, notwithstanding his innocence of the vernacular of Gaul, he has shown a great desire to acquit himself creditably, by arraying himself upon court-days in the small-clothes and cocked-hat proscribed by the late Mr. Man when an ill-conditioned cur overthrew a candle, and burned all the crooked mathematical computations of years.
Oh, John Y. Mason!
say we, thou little knowest what mischief thou wert in danger of doing!
The venerable Benton once said of Embassad
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Army, Patriotism of189
Abolition and Secession192
Americans in England251
Buchanan, James6, 7, 29, 32, 128, 129
Benton, Thomas, his estimate of John Y. Mason16
Bird, Rev. Milton80
Bickley, K. G. C.111
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Bodin on Slavery303
Butler, General317, 318, 320, 322
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Johnson, Dr., his Favorite Toast329
Lord, President3, 319
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Mason, John Y13, 24
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Morse, Samuel and Sidney186
Meredith, J. W., his Private Battery141
McMahon, T. W., his Pamphlet214
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