January 2, O. S. 1748.
Dear boy: I am edified with the allotment
of your time at Leipsig; which is so well employed
from morning till night, that a fool would say you
had none left f...
Philip Stanhope, 4th Earl of Chesterfield Biographies (1)
Philip Dormer Stanhope, fourth Earl of Chesterfield, was perhaps the politest man in an age that took its manners seriously and one of the wittiest in an age that specialized in that rare, volatile, a...