Worldly Ways and Byways

Worldly Ways and Byways

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THERE existed formerly, in diplomatic circles, a curious custom, since fallen into disuse, entitled the Pele Mele, contrived doubtless by some distracted Master of Ceremonies to quell the endless jealousies and quarrels for precedence between courtiers and diplomatists of contending pretensions. Under this rule no rank was recognized, each person being allowed at banquet, fete, or other public ceremony only such place as he had been ingenious or fortunate enough to obtain.show more

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  • Electronic book text
  • Pdm Classics
  • United States
  • English
  • 0740818880
  • 9780740818882