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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 on Clerical Manners and Habits: Addressed to a Student in the ... - Page 74
by Samuel Miller - 1852 - 376 pages
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Elements of a Polite Education: Carefully Selected from the Letters of the ...

Philip Dormer Stanhope Earl of Chesterfield - Books and reading - 1801 - 444 pages
...do not treat the •whole company ; this being one of the very few cafes in which people do not care to be treated, every one being fully convinced that he has wherewithal to payTelljiories very feldom, and abfolutely never but where they are very apt, and very fhort. Omit...
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Letters on Clerical Manners and Habits: Addressed to a Student in the ...

Samuel Miller - Clergy - 1827 - 476 pages
...treat the whole company. This being one of the few cases in which people do not wish to be treated j every one being fully convinced that he has wherewithal to pay his own bill." This fault is particul-irly noticed and reproved in Scripture. .& -foolis voice, says the wise man, is known by the...
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Letters Written by the Earl of Chesterfield to His Son, Volume 1

Philip Dormer Stanhope Earl of Chesterfield - Conduct of life - 1827
...but do not treat the whole company ; this being one of the very few cases in which people do not care to be treated, every one being fully 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...
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The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal, Volume 82

1845
...but do not treat tbe whole company I this being one of the very few cases in which people do not care to be treated, every one being fully convinced that he has wherewithal to pay. ' Tell stories very seldom, anil absolutely never but where they are very apt, and very short. Omit...
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A selection from lord Chesterfield's letters to his son, on education ...

Philip Dormer Stanhope Earl of Chesterfield - 1846
...do not treat g the whole company; this being one of the very few cases in which people do not carp to be treated, every one being fully convinced that he has wherewithal to pay.* Tell stories 1 very seldom, and absolutely never but where they are very apt, and very short. Omit...
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Letters on education

Philip Dormer Stanhope Earl of Chesterfield - Conduct of life - 1847
...but do not treat the whole company ; this being one of the very few cases in which people do not care to be treated, every one being fully 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...
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LETTERS ON CLERICAL MANNERS AND HABITS: ADDRESSED TO A STUDENT IN THE ...

SAMUEL MILLER - 1852
...able. They pass through life not only without usefulness, but are considered as a nuisance wherevei they appear. As I propose to make Religious Conversation..."there wanteth not sin; but he that refraineth his lips is wise." And again, " He that hath knowledge, spareth his words." Eccles. iii. 3. Prov. x. 19. Prov....
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Works, Including His Letters to His Son, &c: To which is Prefixed an ...

Philip Dormer Stanhope Earl of Chesterfield - 1853 - 647 pages
...but do not treat the whole company: this being one of the very few cases in which people do not care to be treated, every one being fully 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...
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Wit and Wisdom of the Rev. Sydney Smith

Sydney Smith - Authors, English - 1856 - 458 pages
...but do not treat the whole company ; This being one of the very few cases 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...
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Biographical and Critical Essays: Reprinted from Reviews, with ..., Volume 1

Abraham Hayward - Great Britain - 1859 - 894 pages
...but do not treat the whole company ; this being one of the very few cases 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...
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