August 2001
Metaphors Dictionary;2001, p273
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Information on the use of metaphors in literature while writing about manners is presented. Minna Antrim writes that politeness is a guilt-edged investment that seldom misses a dividend. According to Marguerite Blessington, politeness cements friendship and soothes enmities. Cecily, a literary character, states that this is not the time for wearing the mask of manners.


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