Here’s the next installment of manners and etiquette (courtesy of the Goops)?

I’m sure that I would rather die
Than have my playtmates see me cry;
It twists your face and knots your forehead,
And makes you look all cross and horrid;
And every one who sees you cries
“What is the matter with your eyes?”

Source: Goops and How to Be Them: a Manual of Manners for Polite Infants Inculcating Many Juvenile Virtues Both by Precept and Example by Gelett Burgess.


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