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The Letters of Philip Dormer Stanhope, Earl of Chesterfield

The Letters of Philip Dormer Stanhope, Earl of Chesterfield
Author: Philip Dormer Stanhope Chesterfield
Publisher: Palala Press
ISBN: 1357693826
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Letters Written by Lord Chesterfield to His Son

Letters Written by Lord Chesterfield to His Son
Author: Philip Dormer Stanhope Earl of Chesterfield
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Year: 1872
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Letters Written by Lord Chesterfield to His Son

Letters Written by Lord Chesterfield to His Son
Author: Philip Dormer Stanhope
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ISBN: 1165052571
Pages: 432
Year: 2010-09
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This scarce antiquarian book is a selection from Kessinger Publishing's Legacy Reprint Series. Due to its age, it may contain imperfections such as marks, notations, marginalia and flawed pages. Because we believe this work is culturally important, we have made it available as part of our commitment to protecting, preserving, and promoting the world's literature. Kessinger Publishing is the place to find hundreds of thousands of rare and hard-to-find books with something of interest for everyone!

Letters Written by Lord Chesterfield to His Son (Classic Reprint)

Letters Written by Lord Chesterfield to His Son (Classic Reprint)
Author: Philip Dormer Stanhope Chesterfield
Publisher: Forgotten Books
ISBN: 0331169592
Pages: 340
Year: 2017-11-16
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Excerpt from Letters Written by Lord Chesterfield to His Son But first to C[arteret] fain you'd sing, Indeed he's nearest to the king, Yet careless how to use him, Give him, I beg, no labour'd lays, He will but promise if you praise, And laugh if you abuse him. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.

Letters written by Lord Chesterfield to his son

Letters written by Lord Chesterfield to his son
Author: Philip Dormer Stanhope Earl of Chesterfield
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Pages: 281
Year: 1914
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Lord Chesterfield's letters

Lord Chesterfield's letters
Author: Philip Dormer Stanhope Chesterfield (Earl of), David Roberts
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
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Pages: 449
Year: 1992
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Not originally intended for publication, the celebrated and controversial correspondences between Lord Chesterfield and his son Philip, dating from 1737, were praised in their day as a complete manual of education, and despised by Samuel Johnson for teaching "the morals of a whore and the manners of a dancing-master." Reflecting the political craft of a leading statesman and the urbane wit of a man who associated with Pope, Addison, and Swift, Lord Chesterfield's Letters reveal the author's political cynicism, his views on good breeding, and instruction to his son in etiquette and the worldly arts. The only annotated selection of this breadth available in paperback, these entertaining letters illuminate the fascinating aspects of eighteenth-century life and manners.

Letters Written by the Earl of Chesterfield to His Son

Letters Written by the Earl of Chesterfield to His Son
Author: Philip Dormer Stanhope Earl of Chesterfield
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Pages: 609
Year: 1876
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Letters Written by Lord Chesterfield to His Son

Letters Written by Lord Chesterfield to His Son
Author: Philip Dormer Stanhope Earl of Chesterfield
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Pages: 281
Year: 1889
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Letters Written by Lord Chesterfield to His Son

Letters Written by Lord Chesterfield to His Son
Author: Philip Dormer Stanhope Chesterfield, Ear
Publisher: Rarebooksclub.com
ISBN: 1235901084
Pages: 168
Year: 2012-05-15
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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1872 Excerpt: ...the quieT and conveniency of society, ffie"agfefiiens of which are nolio be disturbed by private dislikes '4ficT8l81iSi'ea." "Only "women and little minds pOQt'and" spar for the entertainment of the company that always laughs at, and never pities them. For my own part, though I would by no means give up any point to a competitor, yet I would pique myself upon showing him rather more civility than to another man. In the first place, this procede infallibly makes all les rieurs of your side, which is a considerable party; and in the next place, it certainly pleases the object of the competition, be it either man or woman; who never fail to say, upon such an occasion, that they must own you have behaved yourself very handsomely in the whole affair. The world judges from the appearances of things, and not from the reality, which few are able, and still fewer are inclined, to fathom; and a man, who will take care always to be in the right in those things, may afford to be sometimes a little in the wrong in more essential ones: there is a willingness, a desire to excuse him. With nine people in ten good breeding passes for good nature, and they take attentions for good offices. At Courts there will be always coldnesses, dislikes, jealousies, and hatred; the harvest being but small in proportion to the number of labourers; but then, as they arise often, they die soon, unless they are perpetuated by the manner in which they have been carried on more than by the matter which occasioned them. The turns and vicissitudes of Courts frequently make friends of enemies, and enemies of friends: you must labour, therefore, to acquire that great and uncommon talent, of hating with good breeding, and loving with prudence; to make no quarrel irreconcila...

Letters to His Son [in Two Volumes]

Letters to His Son [in Two Volumes]
Author: Philip Dormen Stanhope Chesterfield
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Year: 1901
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Surprised by Joy

Surprised by Joy
Author: Clive Staples Lewis
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 0151001855
Pages: 230
Year: 1955
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First published in 1955, the classic autobiography of the literary scholar and children's author recounts his journey from a youthful atheism to a thoughtful Christianity, his experiences in World War I, and his introduction to Oxford.

Letters to His Son on the Art of Becoming a Man of the World and a Gentleman

Letters to His Son on the Art of Becoming a Man of the World and a Gentleman
Author: of Philip Dormer Stanhope Chesterfield
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
ISBN: 1502920816
Pages: 54
Year: 2016-02-12
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"[...]or a very affected man; but be he which he will, he is, I am sure, a very disagreeable man in company. He fails in all the common offices of civility; he seems not to know those people to-day, whom yesterday he appeared to live in intimacy with. He takes no part in the general conversation; but, on the contrary, breaks into it from time to time, with some start of his own, as if he waked from a dream. This (as I said before) is a sure indication, either of a mind so weak that it is not able to bear above one object at a time; or so affected, that it would be supposed to be wholly engrossed by, and directed to, some very great and important objects. Sir Isaac Newton, Mr. Locke, and (it may be) five or six more, since the creation of the world, may have had a right to absence, from that intense thought which the things they were investigating required. But if a young man, and a man of the world, who has no such avocations to plead, will claim and exercise that right of absence in company, his pretended right should, in my mind, be turned into an involuntary absence, by his perpetual exclusion out of company. However frivolous a company may be, still, while you are among them, do not show them, by your inattention, that you think them so; but rather take their tone, and conform in some degree to their weakness, instead of manifesting your contempt for them. There is nothing that people bear more impatiently, or forgive less, than contempt; and an injury is much sooner forgotten than an insult. If, therefore, you would rather please than offend, rather be well than ill spoken of, [...]."

Prince of Pleasure

Prince of Pleasure
Author: Saul David
Publisher: Grove Press
ISBN: 0802137032
Pages: 484
Year: 2000-06
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The Prince of Pleasure is the immaculately researched and engaging story of George IV (1762-1830), a rakish and contradictory figure who became one of the most controversial and outrageous monarchs in British history. Critically acclaimed biographer Saul David has captured the passions and foibles of this monarch -- infamous for being overweight, overdressed, and oversexed -- who epitomized England's regency period. George IV was marked throughout his life by financial ruin and domestic entanglements. Though known primarily for his scandalous lifestyle, he was also a man of high intelligence with a great appreciation for art and literature. In addition to encouraging the works of both Jane Austen and Sir Walter Scott, as well as purchasing the Elgin Marbles, he promoted England's Regency style of architecture. In fast-moving and incisive prose, Saul David paints a brilliantly detailed portrait of the Regency period.

Letters to His Son on the Art of Becoming a Man of the World and a Gentleman, 1751

Letters to His Son on the Art of Becoming a Man of the World and a Gentleman, 1751
Author: Philip Dormer Stanhope Chesterfield
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
ISBN: 1721749004
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Letters to His Son on the Art of Becoming a Man of the World and a Gentleman, 1751 by Philip Dormer Stanhope Chesterfield MY DEAR FRIEND: By your letter of the 5th, N. S., I find that your 'debut' at Paris has been a good one; you are entered into good company, and I dare say you will, not sink into bad. Frequent the houses where you have been once invited, and have none of that shyness which makes most of your countrymen strangers, where they might be intimate and domestic if they pleased. Wherever you have a general invitation to sup when you please, profit of it, with decency, and go every now and then. Lord Albemarle will, I am sure, be extremely kind to you, but his house is only a dinner house; and, as I am informed, frequented by no French people. Should he happen to employ you in his bureau, which I much doubt, you must write a better hand than your common one, or you will get no credit by your manuscripts; for your hand is at present an illiberal one; it is neither a hand of business nor of a gentleman, but the hand of a school-boy writing his exercise, which he hopes will never be read. Madame de Monconseil gives me a favorable account of you; and so do Marquis de Matignon and Madame du Boccage; they all say that you desire to please, and consequently promise me that you will; and they judge right; for whoever really desires to please, and has (as you now have) the means of learning how, certainly will please and that is the great point of life; it makes all other things easy. Whenever you are with Madame de Monconseil, Madame du Boccage, or other women of fashion, with whom you are tolerably free, say frankly and naturally: "I know little of the world; I am quite a novice in it; and although very desirous of pleasing, I am at a loss for the means. Be so good, Madame, as to let me into your secret of pleasing everybody. I shall owe my success to it, and you will always have more than falls to your share." When, in consequence of this request, they shall tell you of any little error, awkwardness, or impropriety, you should not only feel, but express the warmest acknowledgment. Though nature should suffer, and she will at first hearing them, tell them, that you will look upon the most severe criticisms as the greatest proof of their friendship. Madame du Boccage tells me, particularly, to inform you: "I shall always, receive the honor of his visits with pleasure; it is true, that at his age the pleasures of conversation are cold; but I will endeavor to make him acquainted with young people," etc. We are delighted to publish this classic book as part of our extensive Classic Library collection. Many of the books in our collection have been out of print for decades, and therefore have not been accessible to the general public. The aim of our publishing program is to facilitate rapid access to this vast reservoir of literature, and our view is that this is a significant literary work, which deserves to be brought back into print after many decades. The contents of the vast majority of titles in the Classic Library have been scanned from the original works. To ensure a high quality product, each title has been meticulously hand curated by our staff. Our philosophy has been guided by a desire to provide the reader with a book that is as close as possible to ownership of the original work. We hope that you will enjoy this wonderful classic work, and that for you it becomes an enriching experience

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