The Politeness of Princes

"The Politeness of Princes" is a short story by P. G. Wodehouse, which first appeared in the United Kingdom in the July 1902 issue of The Captain. It is a school story, set at Wrykyn school.

The story later appeared in the United States in the collection The Swoop! and Other Stories (1979), and was the title story of the Project Gutenberg eBook The Politeness of Princes and Other School Stories.

The title comes from the saying, "Punctuality is the politeness of princes."

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