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By a gentleman, we mean not to draw a line that would be invidious between high and low, rank and subordination, riches
and poverty. No. The distinction is in the mind. Whoever is open, just, and true; whoever is of a humane and affable
demeanor ; whoever is honorable in himself, and in his judgment of others, aud requires no law but his word to make him
fulfil an engagement ;-such a man is a gentleman ;-and such a man may be found among the tillers of the earth as well as
in the drawing rooms of the high born and the rich.

DE VERE.

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