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" ... are so generally the fashion. Next to their being fine, they should be well made, and worn easily ; for a man is only the less genteel for a fine coat, if in wearing it he shows a regard for it, and is not as easy in it as if it were a plain one. "
Letters Written by the Late Right Honourable Philip Dormer Stanhope, Earl of ... - Page 193
by Philip Dormer Stanhope - 1810
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Letters written by the ... earl of Chesterfield to his son, publ ..., Volume 3

Philip Dormer Stanhope (4th earl of Chesterfield.) - 1800
...only th$ lefs genteel for a fine coat, if in wearing it he fhows a regard for it, and is not as eafy in it as if it were A plain one. I thank you for your drawing, which I am impatient to fee, and which I fhall hang up in a new gaK lery that I am building at Blackhcath, and very fond of;...
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Letters Written by the Late Right Honourable Philip Dormer ..., Volume 3

Philip Dormer Stanhope Earl of Chesterfield - Conduct of life - 1804
...coat, if in 2 LORD CHESTMFIELD S LETTBRI wearing it he fhows a regard for it, and is not as eafy in it as if it were a plain one. I thank you for your drawing, which I am impatient to fee, and which I fhall hang up in a new gallery that I am building at Blackheath, and very fond of;...
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Letters written by the...earl of Chesterfield to his son; with ..., Volume 2

Philip Dormer Stanhope (4th earl of Chesterfield.) - 1813
...made, and wom easily : for a man is only the less genteel for a fine eoat, if in wearing it he shousa regard for it, and is not as easy in it as if it -were a plain one. I thank you for your drawing, whieh I am impatient to see, nnd whieh I .shall hangup in a new gallery that I am building wt Blaekheath,...
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Letters Written by the Earl of Chesterfield to His Son, Volume 2

Philip Dormer Stanhope Earl of Chesterfield - Conduct of life - 1827
...the fashion. Next to their being fine, they should be well made, and worn easily ; for a man is only the less genteel for a fine coat, if in wearing it...and which I shall hang up in a new gallery that I am building at Blackheath, and very fond of; but I am still more impatient for another copy, which I wonder...
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Laconics: Or, The Best Words of the Best Authors, Volume 1

John Timbs - Aphorisms and apothegms - 1829
...Smollet. xxin. Next to clothes being fine, they should be well made, and worn easily: for a man is only the less genteel for a fine coat, if in wearing it...and is not as easy in it as if it were a plain one. — Chesterfield. XXIV. A little wit is equally capable of exposing a beauty and of aggravating a fault;...
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Laconics; or, The best words of the best authors [ed. by J. Timbs ..., Volume 1

Laconics - 1829
...Snwllet. XXIIL Next to clothes being fine, they should be well made, •and worn easily: for a man is only the less genteel for a fine coat, if in wearing it...and is not as easy in it as if it were a plain one. — Chesterfield. XXIV. A little wit is equally capable of exposing a beauty nnd of aggravating a fault;...
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The London Encyclopaedia: Or, Universal Dictionary of Science, Art ..., Volume 9

Thomas Curtis - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1829
...being fine, they should be well made, and worn easily : for a man is only the less genteel for afine coat, if in wearing it he shows a regard for it, and is not as easy in it as if it were a plain one. Chesterfield. Be upon your guard against Jine-dressed and tinespoken chevaliers ' d'industrie/ Id....
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The College Chums: A Novel

Charles Lister - 1845
...made and easily worn, for a man is only the less genteel for a fine coat if in wearing it he shews a regard for it and is not as easy in it as if it were a plain one." His lordship says subsubsequently : " At his age he does not wear feathers and red heels but takes...
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Letters on education, and characters

Philip Dormer Stanhope Earl of Chesterfield - Conduct of life - 1847
...the fashion. Next to their being fine, they should be well made, and worn easily ; for a man is only the less genteel for a fine coat, if in wearing it...and which I shall hang up in a new gallery that I am building at Blackheath, and very fond of ; but I am still more impatient for another copy, which I...
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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
...made, and worn easily : for a man is only the less genteel for a fine coat, if, in wearing it, he shews a regard for it, and is not as easy in it as if it...drawing, which I am impatient to see, and which I shali hang up in a new gallery that 1 am building at Blackheath, and very fond of; but I am still more...
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