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Let it be the pronunciation of a word, or the cut of a coat, or the method of handling a fork- whatever it may be, it is part of a code, revealing that the person, or more important yet, the ancestors of the person, have belonged to the leisure class, and have had time and opportunity to learn to do things in a certain precise conventional way.- "The Book of Life: Vol. I Mind and Body; Vol. II Love and Society", Upton Sinclair.
The ancestors of the American people sought a new country because they had in them a reverence for the individual conscience; they came from Britain, the first large State in the Christian era to build up the idea of political freedom.- "Another Sheaf", John Galsworthy.
- "Ted and the Telephone", Sara Ware Bassett.