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Teaching Manners – “Tender is the Night” – F Scott Fitzgerald

August 16th, 2011 · No Comments · Literature, Parenting

He was satisfied with them both, but conveyed the fact to them only in a tacit way. They were not let off breaches of good conduct—“Either one learns politeness at home,” Dick said, “or the world teaches it to you with a whip and you may get hurt in the process. What do I care whether Topsy ‘adores’ me or not? I’m not bringing her up to be my wife.

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