Chesterfield"s Letters to His Son 1746 - 1771 by Earl of Chesterfield

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Number of Pages656
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Open LibraryOL11682422M
ISBN 101406845396
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OCLC/WorldCa166385602

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Lord Chesterfield was an influential politician, diplomat and cabinet minister during the reigns of George I and II, and this book is a collection of letters of advice, counsel, and sometimes genuine wisdom, written by Chesterfield, over many years, to his son, Philip Stanhope, for whom Chesterfield had the highest hopes of success in the world/5(23).

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Letters to His Son, by The Earl of Chesterfield This etext was produced by David Widger [NOTE: There is a short list of bookmarks, or pointers, at the end of the file for those who may wish to sample the author's ideas before making an entire meal of them.

D.W.] LETTERS TO HIS SON By the EARL OF CHESTERFIELD on the Fine Art of. LETTER III LONDON, December 2, O.S. DEAR BOY: I have not, in my present situation,—[His Lordship was, in the yearappointed one of his Majesty’s secretaries of state.]—time to write to you, either so much or so often as I used, while I was in a place of much more leisure Chesterfields Letters to His Son 1746 - 1771 book profit; but my affection for you must not be judged of by the number of my letters; and, though the.

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Worldly wisdom being extracts from the letters of the Earl of Chesterfield to his son by Philip Dormer Stanhope Chesterfield, William Ludwell Sheppard and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at This most self-conscious mans unself-conscious self-portrait is rich and highly IIIs Secretary of State, Philip Stanhope (), fourth Earl of Chesterfield, embodied the beau ideal of courtesy and, in his letters to his son, raised at a distance because he was illegitimate, wrote the book on manners and deportment/5(19).

Philip Dormer Stanhope, 4th Earl of Chesterfield, KG, PC (22 September – 24 March ) was a British statesman, diplomat, man of letters, and an acclaimed wit of his time.

He was born in London to Philip Stanhope, 3rd Earl of Chesterfield, and Lady Elizabeth Savile, and known as Lord Stanhope until the death of his father, in Following the death of his mother inStanhope.

Letters to His Son, by The Earl of Chesterfield Part 1 out of 3. homepage; Index of Letters to His Son, ; Next part (2) This etext was produced by David Widger [NOTE: There is a short list of bookmarks, or pointers, at the end of the file for those who may wish to sample the author's ideas before making an entire meal of.

Ina collection of Chesterfield’s letters to his son were published, filled with advice, schooling in various academic disciplines, and general wisdom.

The book’s immediate popularity led to the publication, three years later, of Miscellaneous Works. Included therein were assorted writings as well as other parts of Chesterfield’s.

The first set of an extraordinary collection of 10 sets of personal letters written by Lord Chesterfield to his illegitimate son, young Philip Stanhope, then living abroad with his tutor to further his education.

His Lordship, later secretary of state, hoped that his son would follow in his footsteps and took endless pains to instruct him on the essential and finer behavioral. Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg.

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Dear Boy is the selected correspondence of Lord Chesterfield to his son Philip, which began in and continued for thirty years. The letters, both cheeky and esoteric, comprise a powerful strategy for success which is as relevant today as it ever was.4/5(12).

Influenced by his own neglect as a child, Lord Chesterfield began to write letters of advice to Philip, his illegitimate son by a Dutch governess, when the boy was only five years old.

Regardless of what one might think of the information contained in these letters, they provide a fascinating insight into the manners and.

Lord Chesterfield was an influential politician, diplomat and cabinet minister during the reigns of George I and II, and this book is a collection of letters of advice, counsel, and sometimes genuine wisdom, written by Chesterfield, over many years, to his son, Philip Stanhope, for whom Chesterfield had the highest hopes of success in the s: First Page: QUOTES AND IMAGES FROM CHESTERFIELD'S.

LETTERS TO HIS SON, by The Earl of Chesterfield. QUOTATIONS. A little learning is a dangerous thing A joker is near akin to a buffoon A favor may make an enemy, and an injury may make a friend Ablest man will sometimes do weak things Above all things, avoid speaking of yourself Above the frivolous as below the important.

The best letters of Lord Chesterfield; letters to his son, and letters to his godson by Chesterfield, Philip Dormer Stanhope, Earl of, ; Johnson, Edward Gilpin.

Philip Stanhope, the 4th Earl of Chesterfield, better-known simply as Lord Chesterfield, remains best-remembered for the hundreds of witty and wise letters he wrote to his son, spanning everything from history and literature to meditations on philosophy to advice on life and love — an intriguing addition to history’s greatest letters of fatherly guidance in some ways, and a compendium of.

Influenced by his own neglect as a child, Lord Chesterfield began to write the letters to Philip, his illegitimate son by a Dutch governess, when the boy was only five years old. When Philip turned twenty-five, Lord Chesterfield’s godson (another Philip) was born.

Lord Chesterfield continued to send advice to this boy as well. Buy Letters to His Son by Earl Of Chesterfield online at Alibris. We have new and used copies available, in 6 editions - starting at $ Shop now.

Not originally intended for publication, the celebrated and controversial correspondences between Lord Chesterfield and his son Philip, dating fromwere praised in their day as a complete manual of education, and despised by Samuel Johnson for teaching the morals of a whore and the manners of a dancing-master.

Reflecting the political craft of a leading statesman and the urbane wit of a. Chesterfield's Letters to His Son: Maand Febru by Lord Chesterfield LONDON, Ma O. DEAR BOY: Pleasure is the rock which most young people split upon: they launch out with crowded sails in quest of it, but without a compass to direct their course, or reason.

Conversely, in his letters to his son merit, not management, figures prominently: even the word "merit," with nearly occurrences, appears with astonishing frequency. Though Chesterfield's letters to his godson lack the political density and range of Letters to his Son, they offer an important.

Background. Johnson began work on his Dictionary in and although the consortium of booksellers that commissioned the work provided him with £1, as expenses, Johnson also sought subscriptions from literary patrons among the aristocracy.

One of those to receive a request for patronage was Lord Chesterfield, a noted patron of the arts. Johnson visited Chesterfield but, according to. Chesterfields Earl Letters Lord Lippincott of publisher his to Chesterfield son son Chesterfield to Chesterfields of publisher Earl his Lord Letters Lippincott Earl of Chesterfield Miscellaneous Works First Edition Antique Decorative Earl of Chesterfield: $ Nice edition of the letters of Philip Dormer Stanhope, 4th Earl of Chesterfield [ - ] including his famous 'Letters to his Son, on Education'.

These Letters were written to Stanhope's illegitimate son Philip Stanhope [ - ], as part of his father's earnest education of his son. First edition of Chesterfield’s celebrated letters to his son: “I wish to God that you had as much pleasure in following my advice, as I have in giving it to you.” Together with Chesterfield’s memoirs, essays, and additional letters, with seven (of eight) engraved portraits of Chesterfield and his contemporaries.

LETTERS TO HIS SON'S WIDOW, MRS. EUGENIA STANHOPE: MaLondon Wednesday () Thursday Morning () OctoBath OctoBath November 5, LETTER TO CHARLES AND PHILIP STANHOPE (HIS GRANDCHILDREN): OctoBath.

LETTERS TO LORD HUNTINGDON:. Item Details. A complete book set in two volumes of Letters Written by the Late Honourable Philip Dormer Stanhope, Earl of Chesterfield, to His Son Philip Stanhope, Esq; Late Envoy Extraordinary at the Court of Dresden: “Together with Several Other Pieces on Various Subjects”, circa These books were published by Mrs.

Eugenia Stanhope, widow of, the illegitimate son, Philip Stanhope. Lord Chesterfield, letter to his godson, Decem The knowledge of the world is only to be acquired in the world, and not in a closet.

Lord Chesterfield, Letters to His Son,published The Paperback of the Letters Written by Lord Chesterfield to his Son by Philip Dormer Chesterfield at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or more. Due to COVID, orders may be delayed. (–) wrote Letters to His Son to educate him in the ways of the world.

[Br. Lit.: Magill III, ]. Item Details. A antique first edition, first printing, complete two volume set of the Letters Written by the Late Right Honorable Philip Dormer Stanhope, Earl of Chesterfield, to His Son Philip Stanhope Esq., published by Mrs.

Eugenia Stanhope and printed by J. Dodsley of work is also known as Lord Chesterfield’s Letters to His Son on the Art of Becoming a Man of the World. He also says that his son is given to laziness, inattention, and indifference, and begs him to cure these faults. If a man wants to succeed in practically anything, he can, with the exception of.

From January till October he was Lord Lieutenant of Ireland, then from October till February Secretary of State (North).

He is the well-known author of the "Chesterfield's Letters" which were written to his illegitimate son. Chesterfield wrote almost daily to his natural son, Philip, from onwards, providing him with instruction in etiquette and the worldly d in their day as a complete manual of education, and despised by Samuel Johnson for teaching `the morals of a whore and the manners of a dancing-master', these letters reflect the political craft /5(1).

Letters to his Son, 3: If you can engage people’s pride, love, pity, ambition, (or whatever is their prevailing passion), on your side, you need not fear what their reason can do against you. Ibid., Feb. 8, “Every man,” says Seneca, “has his weak side.”.

Scott, Harris 6 APEL III 23 April Lord Chesterfield In a letter to his son, Lord Chesterfield write lovingly and critically to ask him to accept his advice. Through the use of various rhetorical strategies including conceding the point, emotional appeals, and rhetorical questions, Chesterfield is able to convey his values and beliefs.

At the beginning of Chesterfields letter he concedes.ChesterfielcTs Letters to His Son ANN C. DEAN The appearance of Chesterfield's Letters to His Son in was a publishing event. The book went through eight editions in the first year from publishers in London and Dublin, and by had been published in Edinburgh, Boston, Paris, Philadelphia.Vocabulary from "Letter to Lord Chesterfield" by Samuel Johnson Learn with flashcards, games, and more — for free.

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