Once the formal etiquette is completed, the lesson begins, starting with the stance.
It is the indifferent, selfish, or directly ruthless people that create the need for a formal etiquette.
Hektor and Aias exchange gifts in a display of formal tribal etiquette.
By age four she was already practiced in formal etiquette.
"What do obsolete dances and the formal etiquette of a class of people who no longer exist have to do with being a good soldier?"
Afterward other, more formal etiquette takes over.
Violations of the formal etiquette of the dining in are "punished", generally with fines.
As at Esmeralda, rather formal dance-floor etiquette is observed.
Among other things, the family have to choose a coffin, hire a priest, hold a wake, learn formal funeral etiquette and hold the service itself.
Their behavior would be rather stilted and wooden, but the formal etiquette such occasions demanded would cover most of that.