26 th In Pulling off your Hat to Persons of Distinction, as Noblemen, Justices, Churchmen &c make a Reverence, bowing more or less according to the Custom of the Better Bred, and Quality of the Person.
Amongst your equals expect not always that they Should begin with you first, but to Pull off the Hat when there is no need is Affectation, in the Manner of Saluting and resaluting in words keep to the most usual Custom.
26. To honor someone of distinction, do so in such a manner which indicates you recognize that distinction by addressing them by their official title or by taking off your hat, by bowing or by saluting.
now what is herein Spoken, of [in] Qualification in behaviour in Saluting, ought to be observed [also] in taking of Place, and [of] Sitting down for ceremonies [, for] without [these] Bounds [of etiquette] is troublesome.
27. When you are given the place of honor, you should acknowledge the honor bestowed upon you, by the customary manner,
and you should acknowledge the honor while you take your place and while you sit down for ceremonies, for without these bonds of etiquette it is disrespectful;
for it is good manners to bid acknowledgement to someone you wish to honor;
likewise, do not be too eager to leave or to end a conversation; nor do not linger too long in conversation.