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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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Works, Including His Letters to His Son, &c: To which is Prefixed an ...

Philip Dormer Stanhope Earl of Chesterfield - 1853 - 647 pages
...fifty years old. Dress yourself fine, where others arc fine; and plain where others are plain; but take care always, that your clothes are well made,...they will give you a very awkward air. When you are oiice^well dressed tor the day, think no more of it afterwards; and, without any stiffness for fear...
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The Book of Manners: A Guide to Social Intercourse

Etiquette - 1856 - 202 pages
...and unbearable at fifty years of age. Take care that your clothes are always well made, and fit yon, for otherwise they will give you a very awkward air....more of it afterwards, and without any stiffness, or fear of discomposing tKat dress, let your motions be easy, natural, and entirely unconstrained....
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Letters Written by the Earl of Chesterfield to His Son

Philip Dormer Stanhope Earl of Chesterfield - Conduct of life - 1857 - 609 pages
...yourself fine, where others are fine ; and plain where others are plain; but take care always that 3'our clothes are well made, and fit you, for otherwise they will give yon a very awkward air. When you are once well dressed for the day think no more of it afterwards ;...
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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
...very numerous, and oftcner 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 Boy's Yearly Book

Children's literature, English - 1867
...driver ? No ! — very far from that. Says my Lord Chesterfield, in his letters to his son : — " Take care always that your clothes are well made, and fit you ; for otherwise they will give you an awkward air. When you are once well dressed for the day, think no more of it afterwards, and, without...
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Letters, Sentences and Maxims

Philip Dormer Stanhope Earl of Chesterfield - Conduct of life - 1870 - 224 pages
...fifty years old. Dress yourself fine, where others are fine ; and plain, where others arc 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 he...
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Fashion: The Power that Influences the World. The Philosophy of Ancient and ...

Charles Patrick Fox - Clothing and dress - 1871 - 277 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 and...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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Letters written by lord Chesterfield to his son, ed. with notes ..., Volume 1

Philip Dormer Stanhope (4th earl of Chesterfield.) - 1872
...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 BAZAR BOOK OF DECORUM

THE BAZAR BOOK OF DECORUM - 1873
...sensible remarks: " Dress yourself fine where others are fine, and plain where others are plain; but take care always that your clothes are well made and...once well dressed for the day, think no more of it afterward, and, without any stiffness for fear of discomposing that dress, let all your motions be...
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British Classical Authors. Select Specimens of the National Literature of ...

Ludwig Herrig - 1885
...fine; and plain where others are plain; but take care, always, that your clothes are well made, aud lit ir, and common use Of their own limbs. How many drink the 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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