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" Patience is a most necessary qualification for business; many a man would rather you heard his story than granted his request. "
The Letters of the Earl of Chesterfield to His Son - Page 297
by Philip Dormer Stanhope Earl of Chesterfield - 1901
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Letters written by the ... earl of Chesterfield to his son, publ ..., Volume 4

Philip Dormer Stanhope (4th earl of Chesterfield.) - 1800
...would rather you heard his ftory', than granted his requeft. One muft fecm to hear the unreaionable demands of the petulant, unmoved, and the tedious details of the dull, untired. That is the leaft price that a man muft pay for a high flation. It is always right to detect a fraud, and to perceive...
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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
...would rather you heard his ftory» than granted his requeft.. One muft feem to hear the unreafonable demands of the petulant, unmoved, and the tedious details of the dull, untired. That is theW' price that a man muft pay for a high ftation. It is always right to detect a fraud, and to perceive...
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Letters Written by the Late Right Honourable Philip Dormer ..., Volume 4

Philip Dormer Stanhope Earl of Chesterfield - Conduct of life - 1804
...would rather you heard his ftory, than granted his requeft. One muft feem to hear the uareafonable demands of the petulant, unmoved, and the tedious details of the dull, untired. That is the leaft price that a man muft pay for a high nation. •It is 'always right to detect a fraud, and to...
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Letters Written by the Late Right Honourable Philip Dormer ..., Volume 3

Philip Dormer Stanhope Chesterfield (Earl of) - 1810
...sees none. II f ant sf avoir s"eurtu'ier. Patience is a most necessary qnalification for husiness : many a man would rather you heard his story, than granted his reqnest. One must seem to hear the uureasonahle demands of the petulant, unmoved, and the tedious details...
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Letters written by the...earl of Chesterfield to his son; with ..., Volume 3

Philip Dormer Stanhope (4th earl of Chesterfield.) - 1813
...beeause he sees none. llfuut sf avoir s'ennuier. Patienee is a most neeessary qualifieation forbusiness : many a man would rather you heard his story, than granted his request. One must seem to hear the uureasonable demands of the petulant, unmoved, and the tedious details of the dull, untired. That is...
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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
...con spirito . significa soltanto agire imprudentemente, e pnrlare iadiscrctameuie, L' ucmo accorto Patience is a most necessary qualification for business: many a man would rather you beard his history, than granted his request. One must seem to hear the unreasonable demands of the...
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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
...indiscreetly. An able man shows his spirit by gentle words and resolute actions ; he is neither hot nor timid. Patience is a most necessary qualification for business;...unmoved, and the tedious details of the dull untired. This is the least price that a man must pay for a high station. It is always right to detect a fraud,...
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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
...be doing, and, like a blind horse, fears no dangers, because he sees none, llfavt tavoir s'ennuier. Patience is a most necessary qualification for business;...than granted his request. One must seem to hear the uureasonable demands of the petulant, unmoved, and the tedious details of the dull, untired. That is...
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Good Manners: A Manual of Etiquette in Good Society

Etiquette - 1870 - 246 pages
...be doing; and, like a blind horse, fears no dangers, because ho sees none. Ilfaut savoir s'cnituyer. PATIENCE is a most necessary qualification for business;...petulant, unmoved, and the tedious details of the dull, untircd. That is the least price that a man must pay for a high station. IT is always right to detect...
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Eclectic Magazine: Foreign Literature, Volume 30; Volume 93

John Holmes Agnew, Walter Hilliard Bidwell, Henry T. Steele - 1879
...like a blind horse, fears no dangers, because he sees none. // faut savoir s'ennuyer." (iv. 299.) " Patience is a most necessary qualification for business...least price that a man must pay for a high station." (»v. 299.) " In business, an elegant simplicity, the result of care, not of labor, is required. Business...
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