Letters of Lord Chesterfield by Chesterfield, Philip Domer Stanhope Earl of.

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Statementselected with an introduction by Phyllis M. Jones.
SeriesThe World"s Classics
ContributionsJones, Phyllis M.
The Physical Object
Paginationxxiii,392p.
Number of Pages392
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Open LibraryOL18657875M

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The proud Lord Chesterfield would have turned in his grave had he known that he was to go down. No Jacket. pages. 15 x 11 cm. Philip Dormer Stanhope, 4th Earl of Chesterfield PC KG (22 September - 24 March ) was a British statesman and man of letters.

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Lord Chesterfield's Letters to His Son and Others (Introduction by R.K. Root) Chesterfield, Lord Published by Everyman's Library / Dent reprint of edition (). `My object is to have you fit to live; which, if you are not, I do not desire that you should live at all.' So wrote Lord Chesterfield in one of the most celebrated and controversial correspondences between a father and son.

Chesterfield wrote almost daily to his natural son, Philip, from onwards, providing him with instruction in etiquette and the worldly arts.

Today, Lord Chesterfield is best known for the four hundred or so letters to his son collected and published without his prior knowledge or approval as Letters to His Son on the Art of Becoming a Man of the World and a Gentleman.

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Philip Dormer Stanhope, 4th Earl of Chesterfield, KG, PC (22 September – 24 March ) was a British statesman, diplomat, man of letters, and an acclaimed wit of his time. He was born in London to Philip Stanhope, 3rd Earl of Chesterfield, and Lady Elizabeth Savile, and known as Lord Stanhope until the death of his father, in Following the death of his mother inStanhope Parents: Philip Stanhope, 3rd Earl of Chesterfield, Lady.

Philip Stanhope, the 4th Earl of Chesterfield, better-known simply as Lord Chesterfield, remains best-remembered for the hundreds of witty and wise letters he wrote to his son, spanning everything from history and literature to meditations on philosophy to advice on life and love — an intriguing addition to history’s greatest letters of fatherly guidance in some ways, and a compendium of.

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His Lordship, later secretary of state, hoped that his son would follow in his footsteps and took endless pains to instruct him on the essential and finer behavioral Author: Lord Chesterfield.

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Not originally intended for publication, the celebrated and controversial correspondences between Lord Chesterfield and his son Philip, dating fromwere 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. The Letter to Chesterfield (February ) was Samuel Johnson's response to what some believed to be Lord Chesterfield's opportunistic endorsement of his A Dictionary of the English gh Chesterfield was patron of the Proposal for the Dictionary, he made no moves to further the progress of the Dictionary until seven years after his original investment into the project.

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Through his letter of advice written to. Philip Dormer Stanhope, 4th earl of Chesterfield, (born Sept. 22,London—died MaLondon), British statesman, diplomat, and wit, chiefly remembered as the author of Letters to His Son and Letters to His Godson—guides to manners, the art of pleasing, and the art of worldly success.

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Well traveled and a reknown orator, Chesterfield became a successful diplomat with close ties to the Prince of Wales. The Earl of Chesterfield Part 1 out of 3.

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