By Luciano Secchi (Max Bunker)
Maxmagnus is a comics sequence that includes an eponymous personality, created in 1968 by way of Italian comedian ebook writer Max Bunker and comics artist Magnus, for the journal Eureka.
Set in a widely used heart a long time, Maxmagnus is a delusion of darkish humour, with each personality portrayed in a unfavourable, gruesome method. The king (Maxmagnus, whose identify used to be composed by way of the nicknames of the 2 creators) is an avid regent with the only reason to invent new taxes to take advantage of his electorate; the Amministratore fiduciario ("Trustful Administrator") is trustful in simple terms in identify, a real thief who manages to rob whatever in approximately each panel. between different characters are the Queen, jealous and resentful, and the Princess, foolish and ugly. The king's matters endure demanding labour and overwhelming taxes, and spend their spare time plotting revolutions they're too inept to complete.
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Do not strain after great people – for, although they like the homage, inasmuch as it ﬂatters their vanity, yet they despise the dispenser of it. Pay them, however, all proper respect; but do not forget what is due to yourself. Hints on Etiquette - S-T-R-E-T-C61 61 61 27/07/2005 11:21:39 HINTS ON ETIQUETTE As a general rule – it is the place of the superior in rank to speak ﬁrst to the inferior. If you have been in society with a nobleman, and should chance to meet him again elsewhere, leave it to him to speak ﬁrst, or to recognise you.
It is the custom at present for the lady of the house to be the last, and to follow her guests into the dining-room. The gentleman of the house takes the bottom of the table, and on each side of him must be placed the two ladies highest in rank. You will find a party of ten convenient, as it admits of an equal distribution of the sexes: neither two men nor two women like to sit together. It is considered vulgar to take ﬁsh or soup twice. The reason for not being helped twice to fish or soup at a large dinner party is – because by doing so you keep three parts of the company staring at you whilst waiting for the second course, which is spoiling, Hints on Etiquette - S-T-R-E-T-C30 30 30 27/07/2005 11:21:34 DINNERS much to the annoyance of the mistress of the house.
Hints on Etiquette - S-T-R-E-T-C64 64 64 27/07/2005 11:21:39 Advice to Tradespeople By tradespeople I do not mean merchants or manufacturers, but shopkeepers and retailers of various goods, people are who will do well to respectable remember that people are in their own respectable in their own sphere only sphere only, and that when they attempt to step out of it they cease to be so.