Implacable Fury (women and children first)

Francis Fish
5 min readJul 17, 2022

The demise of the imperial gentleman

When I was a child in the 1960s we were taught that we should behave like gentlemen. This meant a few things that might seem a little weird now.

Gentlemen were, of course, men, and in the language and perceptions of the time strong and powerful. So we were expected to: