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Quotation by Philip Dormer Stanhope Chesterfield, 4th Earl
(first published 1774) (1774) Characters of Chesterfield, 1773, repr. Augustan Reprint Society nos. 259-260, p. 4, University of California, Los Angeles (1990) Characters of Chesterfield, 1778, repr. Augustan Reprint Society, nos. 259-260, p. 10, University of California, Los Angeles (1990) Characters of Chesterfield, 1778, repr. Augustan Reprint Society, nos. 259-260, p. 14, University of California, Los Angeles (1990)
I recommend to you to take care of the minutes; for hours will take care of themselves.
Philip Dormer Stanhope, 4th Earl Chesterfield (1694–1773), British statesman, man of letters. letter, Nov. 6, 1747, first published (1774). The Letters of the Earl of Chesterfield to His Son, vol. 1, no. 131, ed. Charles Strachey (1901).
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