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" Talk often, but never long ; in that case, if you do not please, at least you are sure not to tire your hearers. Pay your own reckoning, but do not treat the whole company, — this being one of the very few cases in which people do not care to be treated,... "
Letters, Sentences, and Maxims - Σελίδα 148
των Philip Dormer Stanhope Earl of Chesterfield - 1888 - 327 σελίδες
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...own attention to the hest models : rememher, however, that they are of cousequence. Talk often, hnt never long : in that case, if you do not please, at...not to tire your hearers. Pay your own reckoning, hnt do not treat the whole company ; this heing one of the very few cases in which people do not care...

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