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INDEX

ABSENCE, 52
Absent people, 72
Accomplishments neces-

sary, 262
Action, 92
Affectation, 166
Affection, polite, 285
Ages, the two, 288
Aim, high, 270
A11 things to be seen, 110
Ambition, 44

and avarice, 246
Amiability, 192
Antiquity, strange, 137
Anxiety, father's, 160
Architecture, 195
Art, Venetian, 191
Articulation, 120
Associates, 146
Astronomy, 162
Attentions, 179

les, 124

necessity of, 55, 82, 207
Awkwardness, 52, 119
Bathing, 194
Behavior, 147

graceful, 106
Berkeley, Bishop, 142
Bibliomania, 269
Blindness to'heroism, 106
Bolingbroke, 244

Book-buying, 128
Books and the world, 253
Breeding, court, 114

good, 49, 59, 67, 87, 97,

114, 220, 225
Bruyère, 131
Caligula, 136
Canonical pillars, 127
Carelessness, 60
Carriage, proper, I2I
Century ago, 218
Ceremony, bend to, 210
Change, small, 297
Chaperone, the, 262
Character, moral, 256

value of, 258

perception, 87
Chartres, anecdote of, 258
Chesterfield (Lord)

account of, 1
a censor-critic, 237
anxiety, 200
as a mentor, 153
his aim, 113, 219
his care, 103
his dislike of valets,

IOI
his letters, 74
his prophecy, 296
intention, 68
letter-writing, 36, 60

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Elocution, true, 242
English abroad, 180
Enunciation, 119
Epigrams, Greek, 61
Etiquette, 268
Expense, proper, 216

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Chesterfield-Continued.

letters to Mrs. Stan-

hope, 299
maxims, 302
opinions of women, 132
remarks on Cardinal

de Retz, 219
Classics, value of, 171
Cleanliness, personal, 83
Comedies, 293,
Company, good, 89, 113

mixed, 143, 155
Complicated machines, 245
Compliment, a, 165
Construction, a new, 277
Contempt, 135

folly of, 122
Contemptible, no ore, 122
Conversation, 126, 148
Court, at, 286, 293
Dancing and deportment,

trifing, 61, 280

youth, 2
Débauche honnête, 183
Decency, true, 38
Delicacy, 66
Desert, reward, 121
Diet, 127.
Dignity'in pleasure, 266

of manners, 196
Dissimulation, 186, 258
Distinction, a nice, 169

proper, 233
Distraction and inatten-

tion, 207
Doctrine, 'detestable, 139
Drama, the, 289
Dress, how to, 72
Dryden, quoted, 43
Duval, jeweller, 127
Ease and grace, noble, 187
Easy moment, 188
Edition, fine, 81
Education, diplomatic, 116
Egotism, 155

Face, the, 187
Falsehood, universal, 110
Familiarity, not too much,

223
Fashion, women of, 190
Fashionable ladies, 97

vices, 80
Father's object, a, 219
Fellows, good, 155
Finery, unfit for the old,

209
Flattery, 74, 183

of fools, 122
Follies, tickling, 242
Fools, old, 71
Fribble and the virtuoso,

215
Friends, too ready, 248
Frivolity, 161

171, 208

Gambling. 78
Gentlemen, fine, 157
Goodness, 77
Graces, personal, 214, 224

the, 107, 158
Greek, epigrams, 61
Greetings, 251

the last, 298

Hair, 128
Halves, nothing by, 295
Hampden, a lesson, 243
History, 274.
Historical faith, 130
Holland, travel'in, 37
Home, from, 94
Homo, omnis, 294
Humanity, 46
Hunting, French and Eng-

lish, 287

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Idleness, 194
Ignorance, folly of, 41

learned, 272

political, 98, 100
Immobility, 186
Inattention, 64, 73, 288
Inquisitiveness, proper,

104
Introspection, 71
Jesuits, 218
Judge others by yourself,

188
Knowledge, 100

of literature, 294
Ladies, attention to, 228

fashionable, 97
Languages, 117
Laughter, folly of, 108, 151

horse, 284
Learning and politeness,

232

injudicious, 107
Left-handedness, 215
Leisure, learned, 102
Lotter-writing, 60, 83, 215
Letters, Chesterfield's, 74

frequent, 215
laconic, 143
mis-sent, 210

to Mrs. Stanhope, 299
Literature, knowledge of,

294
Love, self, 88
Love to mother, 115
Lying, 84
Lyttelton, Mr., 126

Manners, formation of, 296

advantage of, 117
Marlborough, Duke of, 158
Mauvaise honte, 50
Maxims, 298

Chesterfield's, 302
De Retz's political, 313

remarks on, 321
Mentor, duty of, 153
Method and manner, 112
Mimicry, 151
Mind, 109

awkward, 56
Minds, lazy, 124
Ministers, foreign, 117
Mispronunciation, 235
Monarchy, constitutional,

265
Mourning, 161
Music, fiddling, 177

Nature, good, 123
New Year, happy, 251
Nicknames, 238
Note-book, 165
Nothings, little, 281
Novels and romances, 46

old fools, 71
One thing at a time, 82
Oratory, 41

books for, 236
hard work, 57

use of, 271
Original vices, 181

Malt liquors, 127
Man, well-bred, 24

the vulgar, 211

unrational, 240
Manières, 178
Manner, 52

charm of, 241
ease of, 282

Panegyrist, a, 206
Papal virtues, 118
Passions, 63
Peace, keep the, 223, 276
Pedant and scholar, 139
Pedants, 106
People, lazy, 264

weight of low, 223, 279

young, 93
Perfection, 293
Picnic, a, 157
Picture, a, 127

Pictures, 279
Pin money, 128
Plaire, l'art de, 67
Please, how to, 183, 280
Pleasure, gentlemen's, 76,

177
life of real, 79
man of, 77

vulgar, 75
Pleasures, coarse, 80

earn, 195

rational, 168
Poets and orators, 253
Polish, 97
Politeness a necessity, 48
Politician, 98
Pope, power of, 118
Portrait, a, 164, 217, 273
Praise, desire of, 164

true, 56
Press, liberty of, 173
Pretender, the, 198
Pride and pedantry, 250
Princes, little, 178°
Professor, Greek, 98
Proper expenses, 217
Propriety, local, 90

Sainte-Beuve C. A., critical

essay by, 7
Salt, two kinds, 82
Sayings, foolish, 183

smart,
Scandal, mimicry, 151
School, the best, 296
Scoffers, vulgar, III
Sculpture and painting,

191
Secrets, 137
Servants, IOI
Situation, consider your,

115
Smattering, 69
Society, the novice in, 260
Son's dependence, 68
Speaking, art of, 40
Speak well, 271
Speech, awkward, 119

congealed, 100
Stanhope's character, 71,

96
children, 300
dependence, 68

portrait, 238
Stoic, no, 268
Student, classical, 95

of life and the trifler,

201
Study, a military, 219

in verse, 44

method of, 253
Style, 234
Summer, a wet, 298
Supper, good, 98
Swearing, 151
Talk, foolish, 70

small, 274
Temper, 185.
Test, educational, 124
Things of consequence, 244
Time, 94

employment of, 75
value of, 93, 264

waste of, 94, 102
Travel, how to, 63

Rake, a, 276
Rank, deference to, 114
Read, how to, 264
Reference at court, 286
Reflection, its use, 174
Religion respected, 104

why silent on, 255
Resolution, 123
Respect, due to woman, 283

social, 282

true, 51
Retz's, Cardinal de, max-

ims, 313
remarks on, by Ches-

terfield, 321
Ridicule, 282
Rochefoucault, 131
Rudeness and 'civility, 49

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