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Wit a-la-mode; or, Lord Chesterfield"s witticisms

Philip Dormer Stanhope, 4th Earl of Chesterfield

Wit a-la-mode; or, Lord Chesterfield"s witticisms

being the grand Pantheon of taste, sentiment, and genius. ...

by Philip Dormer Stanhope, 4th Earl of Chesterfield

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Published by sold by R. Newport, and A. Mallard in London .
Written in English


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Pagination96p.,plate
Number of Pages96
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Open LibraryOL18961082M

Jason Momoa returns as his his rugged Half-Irish, Half-Cree Declan Harp, battling it out within the fur trade underworld against the British imperial Hudson Bay Company across the yet to be fully realized Canadian landscape on the third season of Discovery Canada's and Netflix-distributed, Frontier. Mini-Recap: Last season elevated a lot of the first season's plots, as Declan Harp struggled at. Johnson’s opinion of Lord Chesterfield was subsequently expressed with great freedom. “This man,” he said, “I thought had been a lord among wits, but I find he is only a wit among lords.” Of Chesterfield’s “Letters to his Son,” Johnson declared that “they teach the morals of a harlot, and the manners of a dancing-master.”.

More in the line of Sheridan than Restoration comedy proper, Appleman's dramatic structure is neatly inlaid with elegant witticisms inspired by the original letters of the Parliamentarian Lord Chesterfield. He also embellishes his play with period themes, rerunning the nature/nurture debate in set-piece battles of heart versus head. John Wilmot (1 April – 26 July ) was an English poet and courtier of King Charles II's Restoration court. The Restoration reacted against the "spiritual authoritarianism" of the Puritan era. Rochester embodied this new era, and he became as well known for his rakish lifestyle as his poetry, although the two were often interlinked. He died as a result of venereal disease at the age.

Tandon notes its heroine's penchant for Chesterfieldian aphorisms, for instance, and then there is Horwitz's witty characterization of Lady Susan itself as an "anti-conduct book." The Machiavellian dimension proposed here extends this dangerously preceptive tendency beyond the sphere of manners to encompass the moral economy of an age in which security and contingency waged perpetual war. The Edinburgh Budget of Wit and Amusement Containing Also Allan Ramsay's Scots Proverbs.


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Containing An original and brilliant Assemblage of his Lordship's Genuine Bon Mots, Poignant Repartees, Striking Remarks, Shrewd Sayings, Facetious Anecdotes, Lively Flights, &c.

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[Philip Dormer Stanhope Chesterfield, Earl of]. Philip Stanhope, the 4th Earl of Chesterfield, better-known simply as Lord Chesterfield, remains best-remembered for the hundreds of Wit a-la-mode; or 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.

An unwelcome legacy. Lord Chesterfield inherited the property now known as Ranger’s House on the death of his younger brother in At first, this was something of an unwelcome legacy.

He wrote: I am obliged to keep that place for seven years, my poor brother’s lease being for that time; and I doubt I could not part with it, but to a very great loss, considering the sums of money that. Thanks for exploring this SuperSummary Plot Summary of “Letters to His Son” by Philip Dormer Stanhope and Lord Chesterfield.

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Define chesterfields. chesterfields synonyms, chesterfields pronunciation, chesterfields translation, English dictionary definition of chesterfields. A city of north-central England south of Sheffield., Fourth Earl of Title of Philip Dormer Stanhope.

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Lord Chesterfield, a witty and tolerant man, was woken during his time in office with the news that the Papists of Dublin were rising. "Rising," he said looking at his watch, "it is a time for all. His gout-ridden father, Lord Chesterfield, has plans to establish his son in society and for him to become the ambassador to Venice by marrying the year-old widow, Lady Harrington.

Abstract. Many scholars have claimed that proverbs largely dropped from polite speech during the eighteenth century in England.

Often quoted in this context is Lord Chesterfield's advice to his son that proverbs are merely the "rhetoric of the vulgar man" and "a man of fashion never has recourse to proverbs and vulgar aphorisms.". Wit a-la-mode; or, Lord Chesterfield's witticisms: being the grand 1 copy Complete Project Gutenberg Earl of Chesterfield Works 1 copy Chesterfield's art of letter-writing simplified:.

The proud Lord Chesterfield would have turned in his grave had he known that he was to go down to posterity as a teacher and preacher of the gospel of not grace, but—“the graces, the graces, the graces.” Natural gifts, social status, open opportunities, and his ambition, all conspired to destine him for high statesmanship.

Lord Chesterfield was not half so well-dressed a man as Lord Warwick, nor Lord Warwick as Lord Rochester. "Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Vol No.May " by Various Thus, a half-Chesterfield is quite a fool; Whom dull fools scorn, and bless their want of wit. Forms. As in the wit of Dorothy Parker's set, the Algonquin Round Table, witty remarks may be intentionally cruel (as in many epigrams), and perhaps more ingenious than funny.

A quip is an observation or saying that has some wit but perhaps descends into sarcasm, or otherwise is short of a point, and a witticism also suggests the diminutive. Repartee is the wit of the quick answer and.Author of Letters to his son, Correspondence, Letters, sentences and maxims, Chesterfield's Letters to His Son, Letters to his son and others, Lord Chesterfield's witticisms, Letters to his son by the Earl of Chesterfield, Letters written by Lord Chesterfield to his son.

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