London, New-year’s Day, 1759
My dear friend: ‘Molti e
felici’, and I have done upon that subject, one
truth being fair, upon the most lying day in the whole
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...