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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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Helps for Ambitious Girls

William Drysdale - Girls - 1900 - 505 pages
...Addison. Dress yourself fine where others are fine, and plain where others are plain ; but take care that your clothes are well made and fit you, for otherwise they will give you a very awkward air. — Chesterfield. right to let them make lace and cut jewels ; but as long as there are any who have...
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International Library of Masterpieces, Literature, Art and Rare ..., Volume 7

Harry Thurston Peck - Literature - 1901
...fifty years old. Dress yourself fine, where others are fine; and plain whece 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 Letters of the Earl of Chesterfield to His Son, Volume 1

Philip Dormer Stanhope Earl of Chesterfield - Conduct of life - 1901 - 502 pages
...are fine ; and plain where others are plain ; but take care always that your clothes are well ruade, and fit you, for otherwise they will give you a very...day think no more of it afterwards ; and without any stiffhess for fear of discomposing that dress, let all your motions be as easy and natural as if you...
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The Best Letters of Lord Chesterfield: Letters to His Son, and Letters to ...

Philip Dormer Stanhope Earl of Chesterfield - Conduct of life - 1902 - 302 pages
...sloven at forty. 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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Modern Achievement, Volume 1

Edward Everett Hale - Biography - 1902
...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...once well dressed for the day, think no more of it afterward; and without any stiffness or fear of discomposing that dress, let all your motions be as...
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TWO CENTURIES OF COSTUMES IN AMERICA, MDCXX-MDCCCXX.

Alice Morse Earle - Costume - 1903
...but take care always that your clothes are well made and fit you. When you are once well dressed far the day, think no more of it afterwards ; and without any stiffness for fear of discomposing your dress let all your motions be as easy and natural as though you had no clothes on at all. So much...
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Two Centuries of Costume in America, MDCXX-MDCCCXX, Volume 1

Alice Morse Earle - Costume - 1903 - 824 pages
...plain where others are plain ; but take care always that your clothes are well made and fit you. JVhen you are once well dressed for the day, think no more of it afterwards ; and ivithout any stiffness for fear of discom'posing your dress let all your motions be as easy and natural...
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Two Centuries of Costume in America, MDCXX-MDCCCXX, Volume 2

Alice Morse Earle - Clothing and dress - 1903
...January 15, 1783. " Dress yourself fine where others are fine ; plain where others are plain ; but take care always that your clothes are well made and fit you. When you are once well dressed for the day, think no more of it afterwards ; and without any stiffness...
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Best Thoughts of Best Thinkers: Amplified, Classified, Exemplified and ...

Hialmer Day Gould, Edward Louis Hessenmueller - Quotations, English - 1904 - 643 pages
...— Joanna Bailey. Dress yourself fine where others are fine, and plain wfiere others are plain; but take care always that your clothes are well made and...for otherwise they will give you a very awkward air. — Chesterfield. If honor be your clothing, the suit will last a life-time; but if clothing be your...
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A Dictionary of Thoughts: Being a Cyclopedia of Laconic Quotations from the ...

Tryon Edwards - Quotations, English - 1908 - 644 pages
...evidence. — Quartes. Dress yourself fine, where others are fine, and plain, where others are plain ; but is an undoubted truth, that the less O ΧŁ 8"> 1908 F. B. Dickerson co."! Edwards Tryon" Try Chesterfield. A gentleman's taste in drees, is, upon principle, the avoidance of all things extravagant....
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