How To Behave: A Pocket Manual Of Republican Etiquette, And Guide To Correct Personal Habits / Embracing An Exposition Of The Principles Of Good Manners; / Useful Hints On The Care Of The Person, Eating, Drinking, / Exercise, Habits, Dress, Self-Culture
Never allow yourself to be a minute behind the time. The dinner can not be served till all the guests have arrived. If it is spoiled through your tardiness, you are responsible not only to your inviter, but to his outraged guests. Better be too late for the steamer or the railway train than for a dinner!