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  • Straight, buttoned-down Negroes, like my fatherhes a doctorthey like me fine and dandy, like Im the way all black girls should be: boarding-school bred, nice-mannered, good vocabulary, all that stuff.

    Dark Dude

  • Straight, buttoned-down Negroes, like my fatherhes a doctorthey like me fine and dandy, like Im the way all black girls should be: boarding-school bred, nice-mannered, good vocabulary, all that stuff.

    Dark Dude

  • Straight, buttoned-down Negroes, like my fatherhes a doctorthey like me fine and dandy, like Im the way all black girls should be: boarding-school bred, nice-mannered, good vocabulary, all that stuff.

    Dark Dude

  • He was dressed up fine, in an expensive suit and a shirt with French cuffs, all smiling and nice-mannered.

    Music To My Sorrow

  • He was dressed up fine, in an expensive suit and a shirt with French cuffs, all smiling and nice-mannered.

    Music to My Sorrow

  • A very nice-mannered girl, but he wasn't used to girls.

    At Bertram's Hotel

  • “A nice-mannered, sickly-looking boy with long hair, who used to visit her and called her ‘Aunt’.”

    Maigret in Montmartre

  • It wasn't jest her looks, for she always was as pretty as a picture, but she was as nice-mannered, well-behaved a gyirl as you'd want to see.

    Aunt Jane of Kentucky

  • He was a nice-mannered boy, picking up the Anthology and Baby's doll from the ground, and handing them to her with a charming smile.

    Missy

  • A nice-mannered man he is, with a pretty face, an 'some folks hold it to be a pity that we can't change our ideas about baptism and become

    The Miller of Old Church

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