George Bernard Shaw quote about appearance from Pygmalion - he's a gentleman: look at his boots.
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he's a gentleman: look at his boots.
 George Bernard Shaw, Pygmalion (1913). copy citation

Author George Bernard Shaw
Source Pygmalion
Topic appearance clothing boots
Date 1913
Language English


“They'll take away my character and drive me on the streets for speaking to gentlemen. They—
THE NOTE TAKER [coming forward on her right, the rest crowding after him] There, there, there, there! Who's hurting you, you silly girl? What do you take me for?
THE BYSTANDER. It's all right: he's a gentleman: look at his boots. [Explaining to the note taker] She thought you was a copper's nark, sir.
THE NOTE TAKER [with quick interest] What's a copper's nark?
THE BYSTANDER [inept at definition] It's a—well, it's a copper's nark, as you might say.” source

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