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Lord Chesterfield"s Letters (The World"s Classics)

by Lord Chesterfield

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Published by Oxford University Press, USA .
Written in English


Edition Notes

ContributionsDavid Roberts (Editor)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages478
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7383891M
ISBN 100192828649
ISBN 109780192828644

The Art of Pleasing; Or, Instructions for Youth in a Series of Letters by the Late Philip Earl of Chesterfield, to His Nephew, the Present Earl. to Which Is Now Added, Lord Burleigh s Advice to His Son. the Third Edition, with Considerable Additions. Chesterfield's Letters: Letters, Sentences and Maxims with a prefatory note by Charles Sayle and a critical essay by C.A. Sainte-Beuve, De L'Academie Francais .

A Selection from Lord Chesterfields Letters to His Son, on Education () This ebook list for those who looking for to read A Selection from Lord Chesterfields Letters to His Son, on Education (), you can read or download in PDF, ePub or Mobi. Lord Chesterfield's Letters to His Son (The Silver Series of Classics) Lord Chesterfield; Seabury, Joseph B. (ed.) Published by Silver Burdett and Company ().

Lord Chesterfield: Letters to His Son and Others (Everyman's Library #) by Lord Chesterfield (Stanhope, Philip 4th Earl of Chesterfield); and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at   Chesterfield, Philip Dormer Stanhope, Earl of, Title: Letters to His Son, Complete On the Fine Art of Becoming a Man of the World and a Gentleman Alternate Title: Letters to His Son on the Fine Art of Becoming a Man of the World and a Gentleman Language: English: LoC Class.


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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).

Chesterfield's letters are mostly addressed to his son, though a smattering are addressed to others concerning his son or current affairs pertaining to the time & person to whom each were written. Each of the former is for the purpose of furthering his son's education of the world.

The story is an old one, even in the 18th century/5. The correspondence began in whereas this book includes letters from Lord Chesterfield wrote letters in He died in Fortunately, I already have the Oxford University Press (edited) edition of LETTERS by Chesterfield and have access to a few of the early letters/5(5).

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(35).

Ina collection of Chesterfield’s letters to his son were published, filled Lord Chesterfields Letters book 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 unpublished correspondence. 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. Letters Written by the Late Right Honourable Philip Dormer Stanhope, Earl of Chesterfield: To His Son, Philip Stanhope, Esq. Together with Several Other Pieces On Various Subjects.

in Four Volumes, Volume 3 (Paperback) by Lord Philip Dormer Stanhope Chesterfield, Philip Stanhope and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at 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(32).

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(29).

Chesterfield's complete letters fill six volumes, so any one-volume edition is going to be a selection, but it was the subject of manners which made these letters famous, and this subject is mostly written about in his letters to his son and his grandson, and this edition contains 85 such letters.5/5(4).

I learned quite a bit from the Letters, things anyone will benefit from, real stuff. Not cloying same old chestnuts or hackneyed feel-good phrases, but real honest advice. Reading this made me want to look up Lord Chesterfield and find what I could about him.

Download it, read it and it is a good read, not dull in the :   Letters, Sentences and Maxims by Lord Chesterfield. This book is a reproduction of the original book published in and may have some imperfections such as marks or hand-written : Lord Chesterfield. Reflecting the political craft of a leading statesman and the urbane wit of a man who associated with Pope, Addison, and Swift, Lord Chesterfield's Letters reveal the author's political cynicism, his views on good breeding, and instruction to his son in etiquette and the worldly arts.

The only annotated selection of this breadth available in Brand: OUP Oxford. AP English - After reading an excerpt from a letter by Chesterfield, analyze rhetorical strategies that Chesterfield uses to reveal his values.

Essay: Lord Chesterfield’s Letter to His Son. Parents are almost always among the most influential people in a person’s life. They often become the ones who contribute the most to their children. 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(29).

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(21).

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 and profit; but my affection for you must not be judged of by the number of my letters; and, though the.

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