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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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Sydney Smith

Abraham Hayward - 1858
...and his mind was full. He consciously or unconsciously, too, abided by Lord Chesterfield's rule, " Pay your own reckoning, but do not treat the whole...being fully convinced that he has wherewithal to pay." His favourite maxim (copied from Swift) was " take as many half-minutes as you can get, but never talk...

Biographical and Critical Essays: Reprinted from Reviews, with Additions and ...

Abraham Hayward - 1859
...and his mind was full. He consciously or unconsciously, too, abided by Lord Chesterfield's rule, " Pay your own reckoning, but do not treat the whole...being fully convinced that he has wherewithal to pay." His favourite maxim (copied from Swift) was " take as many half-minutes as you can get, but never talk...

Biographical and Critical Essays: Reprinted from Reviews, with ..., Τόμος 1

Abraham Hayward - 1858 - 894 σελίδες
...consciously or unconsciously, too, abided by Lord Chesterfield's rule, " Pay your own reckoning, but do riot treat the whole company ; this being one of the very...being fully convinced that he has wherewithal to pay." His favourite maxim (copied from Swift) WMS " take as many half-minutes as you can get, but never talk...

Guide to French translation

L. Contanseau - 1860
...dancing-master, and to your own attention to the best models : remember, however, that they are k of consequence. Talk often, but never long ; in that case, if you...you are sure not to tire your hearers. Pay your own reckoning,1 but do not treat m the whole n company. Tell stories 0 very seldom, and absolutely never...

Wit and wisdom of the Rev. Sydney Smith: being selections from his writings ...

Sydney Smith - 1865 - 458 σελίδες
...and his mind was full. He consciously or unconsciously, too, abided by Lord Chesterfield's rule, " Pay your own reckoning, but do not treat the whole...being fully convinced that he has wherewithal to pay." His favourite maxim (copied from Swift) was " Take as many half-minutes as you can get, but never talk...

Letters, Sentences and Maxims

Philip Dormer Stanhope Earl of Chesterfield - 1870 - 224 σελίδες
...imitation. He has often heard that absurd term of genteel and fashionable vices. [Same date.] BEHAVIOUR. — Imitate, then, with discernment and judgment, the...convinced that he has wherewithal to pay. Tell stories very seldom, and absolutely never but where they are very apt, and very short. Omit every circumstance...

Good Manners: A Manual of Etiquette in Good Society

1870 - 246 σελίδες
...his; but, on the contrary, think how much handsomer he would have been without it. TALKING.—Talk often, but never long; in that case, if you do not...Pay your own reckoning, but do not treat the whole cpmpany ; this being one of the very few cases in which people do not care to be treated, every one...

Wit and Wisdom of the Rev. Sydney Smith

Sydney Smith - 1870 - 458 σελίδες
..." Pay your own reckoning, but do not treat the whole company; This being one of the very few eases in which people do not care to be treated, every one...being fully convinced that he has wherewithal to pay." His favourite maxim (copied from Swift) was " Take as many half-minutes as you can get, but never talk...

Letters written by lord Chesterfield to his son, ed. with notes, tr ..., Τόμος 1

Philip Dormer Stanhope (4th earl of Chesterfield.) - 1872
...dancingmaster, and to your own attention to the best models : remember, however, that they are of consequence. Talk often, but never long ; in that case, if you...convinced that he has wherewithal to pay. Tell stories very seldom, and absolutely never but where they are very apt and very short. Omit every circumstance...

The American Journal of Education, Τόμος 23

Henry Barnard - 1872
...him, when he was scarcely thirty-six years old (1768). HINTS ON CONVSBSATION. Talk often, bnt nover sprung up an equally astonishing development of moral dishonesty. Prom freely convinced that he has wherewithal to pay. Tell stories very seldom, and absolutely never but...




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