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“The Vanishing Gentleman”

Here’s an article from “The Independent” Volume 86, published 1916. The article was written by Louise Collier Willcox of Norfolk, Virginia. It gives an insightful look at what a gentleman was in the early 1900’s, and also reveals what type … Continue reading

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VMI’s Code of Honor

From a case presented before the United States Supreme Court, we see the Code of Honor of VMI – the Virginia Military Institute. It would be hard to come up with a better guide for being a Gentleman. UNITED STATES … Continue reading

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Dress, Grooming, and the Effect on Attitude

It seems that shorts, a T-shirt, and “flip flops” are now considered appropriate wear at just about any public place. How did we, as a society, get to this point? When did “being comfortable” become more important than self respect … Continue reading

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