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" They cannot see people want, without relieving them; though, truly, their own circumstances cannot very well afford it. They cannot help speaking truth, though they know all the imprudence of it. In short, they know that, with all these weaknesses, they... "
Letters Written by the Earl of Chesterfield to His Son - Page 345
by Philip Dormer Stanhope Earl of Chesterfield - 1827
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The historical mirror; or, Biographical miscellany for the instruction and ...

Historical mirror - 1776 - 291 pages
...Jbort, they know, that, with all thefe weaknef~ feit they are not ft to live in the world, much left to thrive in it. But they are now too old to change, and mufl rub on as •well as they can. This founds too ridiculous and outre, almoft, for the ftage ; and...
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Elements of a Polite Education: Carefully Selected from the Letters of the ...

Philip Dormer Stanhope Earl of Chesterfield - Books and reading - 1801 - 444 pages
...change, and muft rub on as well as they can. This founds too ridiculous and outre, almoft, for theftage ; and yet, take my word for it, you will frequently meet with it, upon the common itage of the world. And here, I will obferve, by the bye,, that you, will often meet with characters...
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Letters Written by the Late Right Honourable Philip Dormer Stanhope, Earl of ...

Philip Dormer Stanhope - Philosophy, English - 1810
...too old to change, and must ruh on as well as they can.' This sounds too ridiculous and !•-.- ',Y. almost for the stage ; and yet, take my word for it....upon the common stage of the world. And here I will ohserve, hy the hye, that you will often meet with characters in nature so extravagant, that a discreet...
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Letters written by the...earl of Chesterfield to his son; with ..., Volume 1

Philip Dormer Stanhope (4th earl of Chesterfield.) - 1813
...it. In short, they know that, with all these weaknesses, they are not fit to live in the world, mueh less to thrive in it. But they are now too old to ehange, and must rub on as well as they ean.' This sounds too ridieulous and outre almost for the stage...
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Practical Morality; Or, A Guide to Men and Manners: Consisting of Lord ...

Philip Dormer Stanhope Earl of Chesterfield - Conduct of life - 1831 - 275 pages
...they acknowledge it to he sometimes imprudent. In short, they confess that, with all these weaknesses, they are not fit to live in the world, much less to prosper in it. But they are now too old to pursue a contrary conduct, and therefore they must rub on...
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Lord chesterfield's advice to his son, on men and manners [selections from ...

Philip Dormer Stanhope (4th earl of Chesterfield.) - 1836
...they acknowledge it to be sometimes imprudent. In short, they confess that, with all these weaknesses, they are not fit to live in the world, much less to prosper in it. 15ut they are now too old to pursue a contrary conduct, and therefore they must rub...
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The Young Man: Or, Guide to Knowledge, Virtue and Happiness

Children's literature - 1845 - 224 pages
...they acknowledge it to be sometimes imprudent. In short, they confess that, with all their weaknesses, they are not fit to live in the world, much less to prosper in it. But they are now too old to pursue a contrary conduct," This principle of vanity and...
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Letters on education

Philip Dormer Stanhope Earl of Chesterfield - Conduct of life - 1847
...truth, though they know all the imprudence of it. In short, they know that, with all these weaknesses, they are not fit to live in the world, much less to...stage of the world. And here I will observe, by the bye, that you will often meet with characters in nature so extravagant, that a discreet poet would...
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Works, Including His Letters to His Son, &c: To which is Prefixed an ...

Philip Dormer Stanhope Earl of Chesterfield - 1853 - 647 pages
...truth, though they know all the imprudence of it. In short, they know that, with all thi'-c weaknesses, they are not fit to live in the world, much less to...thrive in it. But they are now too old to change, and maul rub on as well as they can. This sounds too ridiculous and outre, almost, for the stage; and yet,...
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Lord Chesterfield's advice to his son on men and manners. To which are added ...

Philip Dormer Stanhope (4th earl of Chesterfield.) - 1861
...they acknowledge it to be sometimes imprudent. In short, they confess that, with all these weaknesses, they are not fit to live in the world, much less to prosper in it. But they are now too old to pursue a contrary conduct, and therefore they must rub on...
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