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    How unpleasant to meet Mr. Eliot!
    With his features of clerical cut,
    And his brow so grim
    And his mouth so prim
    —T.S. (Thomas Stearns)

    Education begins a gentleman, conversation completes him.
    18th century English proverb, collected in Thomas Fuller, Gnomologia (1732)