London, January 8, O.S. 1751
My dear friend: By your letter
of the 5th, N. S., I find that your ‘debut’
at Paris has been a good one; you are entered into
good company, ...
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...