London, January 8, O. S. 1750
Dear boy: I have seldom or never written
to you upon the subject of religion and morality;
your own reason, I am persuaded, has given you true
notions of b...
Philip Stanhope, 4th Earl of Chesterfield Biography (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...