this raises an interesting point that might be
Written by mikeB in Japan
(4/18/2013 8:59 p.m.)
in consequence of the missive, Actually, Henry VIII was the one..., penned by Line
better in a new thread.
Henry-8 was indeed the head cutter and he lopped several heads - high and low.
But what is interesting is this -
is it sufficient for the person (H-8 in this case) to act as a commoner for him to be described as having the common touch (I assume that this is a good attribute). Or is he merely slumming it? I believe that any peasant silly enough to take liberties with the King's person would find himself in dire straights right quick.
What separates a "good person" from a "well-mannered person"?
Can a person who has a rigid view of what is acceptable to him be a "good" person? This seems to be a key theme of P&P.
Wickham has the manners that everyone loves and yet --.