One's best behavior, as in George never interrupts when we have guests; he has fine company manners. This term employs company in the sense of “guests.” An older variant, Tell me thy company and I'll tell thee thy manners, uses company in the sense of “companions.” The current term implies that one is more mindful of politeness with invited guests.
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As company after company appeared, we were able to form a pretty exact estimate of their numbers.
No, Sir, said the other, nothing at all except the enjoyment of your good company: and so gave over importuning him.
I assured him I was well refreshed with his good entertainment and company, and as much in my senses as ever I was in my life.Gulliver's Travels|Jonathan Swift
One Turkish Company, about a hundred strong, was making an ugly push within rifle shot of our ship.Gallipoli Diary, Volume I|Ian Hamilton
With this company he had rendered valiant service in the campaign which ended with the battle of Pea Ridge.The Courier of the Ozarks|Byron A. Dunn