Bath, November 15, 1756
My dear friend: I received yours
yesterday morning together with the Prussian, papers,
which I have read with great attention. If courts
could blush, t...
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...