This book contains everything the well-bred British man needs to know. The contents include day-to-day skills such as how to siege a castle, fire a longbow, correctly clean a Maxim machine-gun and capture an enemy trench; sporting science such as jousting, fencing and boxing (Queensbury's Rules, of course); domestic essentials such as how to hunt, kill, clean and cook a wild boar; and priceless secrets of sartorial selection (codpiece - useful for storing your wallet and keys - or cuirass? Top hat or tank jacket?). To British airmen and soldiers, knights and pages, gentlemen and rogues, we say: pip pip and what what! Stiffen your lip and tighten your sword belt! Tie down your trebuchet, and open this manliest of manuals to discover how you too can become a true man of Britain!navy trouncing eighteen French ships without losing a single British vessel.A loveraswellas afighter, duringhis downtime Nelsoncarried out anextended love affair with a marriedwoman, Emma Hamilton ... SEFUL NAUTICAL PHRASES Any good sailor knows that life at sea can be a dangerous activity, especially if you arena#39;tanbsp;...
|Title||:||The Manual for British Men|
|Publisher||:||The History Press - 2014-06-15|