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  • As Mrs. John Sherwood wrote in Manners and Social Usages in 1884, “If one did not mourn well, that is if one did not display grief in every acceptable mode, this demonstrated a lack of respect for the deceased… to go to the opera, or a dinner or a party, before six months have elapsed, is considered heartless and disrespectful.”

    The Truth About Grief

  • Her manual on how to behave in modern society, "Usages du monde: Règles du savoir-vivre dans la société moderne," brought out in 1889, became a best seller.

    A Nation Holding Out for a Hero

  • As Mrs. John Sherwood wrote in Manners and Social Usages in 1884, “If one did not mourn well, that is if one did not display grief in every acceptable mode, this demonstrated a lack of respect for the deceased… to go to the opera, or a dinner or a party, before six months have elapsed, is considered heartless and disrespectful.”

    The Truth About Grief

  • On August 14, 1947, Ilse Koch, guilty of participating in a “common plan” to violate “the Laws and Usages of War” during her tenure as Kommandeuse of the Buchenwald Concentration Camp, stood before the court in a frumpy checkered dress and was sentenced to life in prison.

    The Lampshade

  • Usages that today seem anachonistic then continued side by side, sometimes for long periods.

    Archive 2009-04-01

  • This book is classified into four volumes - Worship, Worldly Usages, Destructive Evils, and Constructive Virtues.

    Imam Ghazzali's Ihya Ulum-Din (The Book of Worship), Volumes I-IV

  • This book is classified into four volumes - Worship, Worldly Usages, Destructive Evils, and Constructive Virtues.

    Archive 2006-05-01

  • Government, Usages, and Character of the Inhabitants of that

    Bibliography - Critical Apparatus

  • Of the Hed of Seynt John the Baptist; and of the Usages of the

    The Voyages and Travels of Sir John Mandeville

  • Of the Day of Doom; and of the Customes of Jacobites, Surryenes; and of the Usages of

    The Voyages and Travels of Sir John Mandeville

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