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Page 19 - The Englishman's Secular Decalogue (1) Thou shalt own allegiance to no man, save The King. Thou shalt be deferential to those above thee in station, and considerate of those below thee. To those of thine own rank thou mayest behave as seemeth good to thee.
Page 24 - I regarded your entire nation as solid ivory from the ears up-"] (9) Thou shalt not enter into friendly relations with a stranger, least of all a foreigner, until thou shalt have made enquiry concerning him. When thou hast discovered a common bond, however slight, thou shalt take him to thy bosom. [The Man from Missouri: "Yes, that's right. I once shared a shipcabin with an Englishman on a seven-day trip. For three days we never got beyond 'Good morning...
Page 22 - It isn't done."] (6) Thou shalt never make public thy domestic affairs. Above all, thou shalt never make open reference to thy women, in places where men gather together, such as the Club.
Page 21 - Thou shalt not speak aught but flippantly of matters that concern thee deeply.
Page 79 - The redeeming feature of Irish politics lies in the fact that the grimmest tragedy is never far removed from the wildest farce.
Page 44 - Briton, who had always imagined that his domestic troubles were his own property, and were not causing concern to other people.
Page 5 - A victory gained by English boys from Devon or Yorkshire appears as a British victory, pure and simple.
Page 65 - Army was mobilized against the American Colonies, a number of British officers resigned their commissions, too (and incidentally sacrificed their careers) , rather than fight against their own flesh and blood across the sea.
Page 3 - In the War of to-day, for instance, whenever anything particularly unpleasant or unpopular has to be...