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" Dress yourself fine where others are fine, and plain where others are plain ; but take care always, that your clothes are well made, and fit you, for otherwise they will give you a very awkward air. When you are once well dressed for the day, think no... "
Letters Written by the Late Right Honourable Philip Dormer Stanhope, Earl of ... - Page 4
by Philip Dormer Stanhope - 1810
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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
...others are plain ; but take care, always, that your clothes are v/ell made, and fit you, for otherwife they will give you a very awkward air. When you are once well drefled for the day, think no more of it afterwards ; and, without any itiffhefs for fear of difcompofmg...
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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
...aud plain. where others wo plain ; but take eare always that your elothes are weil made and fit.you ; for otherwise they will give you a very awkward air. When you are onee well dressed for the day, think no more of it afterwards ; and, without any stiffness for fear...
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Lord Chesterfield's Advice to His Son, on Men and Manners: Or, A New System ...

Philip Dormer Stanhope Earl of Chesterfield - 1815 - 333 pages
...mcrous and oftener counted than vveigbcd. Whea we are once well-dressed for the day,' we should think no more of it afterwards ; and, without any stiffness for fear of discomposing that dress we should be as easy and natural as if we had no clothes on at all . Dancing, likewise, though a silly...
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Letters Written by the Earl of Chesterfield to His Son, Volume 1

Philip Dormer Stanhope Earl of Chesterfield - Authors, English - 1827
...fifty years old. Dress yourself fine, where others are fine ; and plain, where others are plain ; but take care, always, that your clothes are well made,...fear of discomposing that dress, let all your motions be as easy and natural as if you had no clothes on at all. So much for dress, which I maintain to be...
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The Beauties of Chesterfield

Philip Dormer Stanhope Earl of Chesterfield - Conduct of life - 1828 - 261 pages
...and plain, where others are plain : but take care always, that your clothes are well made, and lit you, for otherwise they will give you a very awkward...think no more of it afterwards ; and, without any stiiFnese for fear of discomposing that dress, let all your motions be easy and natural, as if you...
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The Beauties of Chesterfield: Consisting of Selections from His Works

Philip Dormer Stanhope Earl of Chesterfield, Esq. Alfred Howard - 1831 - 261 pages
...fifty years old Dress yourself fine, where others are fine, and plain, where others are plain : but take care always, that your clothes are well made,...fear of discomposing that dress, let all your motions be easy and natural, as if you had no clothes on at all. So much for dress, which I maintain to be...
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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
...very numerous, and ofteuer counted than weighed. When we are once well dressed for the day, we should think no more of it afterwards; and, without any stiffness for fear of discomposing that dress, we should he as easy and natural as if we had no clothes on at all. Dancing, likewise, though a silly...
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The College Chums: A Novel

Charles Lister - 1845
...at fifty years old. Dress yourself fine where others are fine, and plain where others are plain, but take care always that your clothes are well made and...otherwise they will give you a very awkward air." We find him writing in the May of the following year : " Mr. H informs me that you are clothed in sumptuous...
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A selection from lord Chesterfield's letters to his son, on education ...

Philip Dormer Stanhope (4th earl of Chesterfield.) - 1846
...fifty years old. Dress yourself fine, where others are fine; and plain where others are plain ; but take care always, that your clothes are well made,...any stiffness for fear of discomposing that dress, v let all your motions be as easy and natural as if you had no clothes on at all. Sd much for dress*...
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Letters on education

Philip Dormer Stanhope Earl of Chesterfield - Conduct of life - 1847
...fifty years old. Dress yourself fine where others are fine, and plain where others are plain ; but take care always, that your clothes are well made,...fear of discomposing that dress, let all your motions be as easy and natural as if you had no clothes on at all. So much for dress, which I maintain to be...
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