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" When an awkward fellow first comes into a room, it is highly probable that his sword gets between his legs and throws him down, or makes him stumble, at least. "
The Gentlemen's Book of Etiquette, and Manual of Politeness: Being a ... - Page 305
by Cecil B. Hartley - 1875 - 332 pages
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The historical mirror; or, Biographical miscellany for the instruction and ...

Historical mirror - 1776 - 291 pages
...attended to it. As for your keeping good company, I will take care of that : do you take care to obferve their ways and manners, and to form your own upon them. Attention is abfolutely necefiary for this, as indeed it is for every thing elfe ; and a man without attention is...
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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
...your own upon them. Attention is abfolutely neceflary for this, as indeed it is for every thing clfe ; and a man without attention is not fit to live in the world. When an awkward fellow firft ccmes into a room, it is highly probable that his fword gets between his legs, and throws him...
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Letters written by the...earl of Chesterfield to his son; with ..., Volume 1

Philip Dormer Stanhope (4th earl of Chesterfield.) - 1813
...form your own epon them. Attention is absolutely neeessary for this, as indeed it is for every thing else ; and a man without attention is not fit to live in the world. When an awkward fellow first eomes into a room, it is highly probable that Shis sword gets between his legs, and throws him down,...
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Lord Chesterfield's Advice to His Son, on Men and Manners: Or, A New System ...

Philip Dormer Stanhope Earl of Chesterfield - 1815 - 333 pages
...but from two causes ; either from not having kept good company , or from not having attended to it . When an awkward fellow first comes into a room, it is highly probable, that his sword gets between his legs, and throws him down., or makes him stumM. dô mai esente . Riflettete...
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Letters Written by the Earl of Chesterfield to His Son, Volume 1

Philip Dormer Stanhope Earl of Chesterfield - Authors, English - 1827
...company, or from not having attended to it. As for your keeping good company, I will take care of that ; do you take care to observe their ways and manners,...absolutely necessary for this, as indeed it is for every thing else; and a man without attention is not fit to live in the world. When an awkward fellow...
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Lord chesterfield's advice to his son, on men and manners [selections from ...

Philip Dormer Stanhope (4th earl of Chesterfield.) - 1836
...proceed but from two causes, either from not having kept good company, or from not having attended to it. When an awkward fellow first comes into a room, it is highly probable that his sword gets between his legs and throws him down, or makes him stumble, at least ; when he has recovered...
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Exercises on the German grammar

Franz C F. Demmler - 1842
...Ijerfomnten oon/ to keep company, say, to live in company ; to attend to nterfen auf (accus.). XV. When an awkward fellow first comes into a room, it is highly probable that his sword gets between his legs and throws him down, or makes 1 him stumble at least. When he has recovered...
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A selection from lord Chesterfield's letters to his son, on education ...

Philip Dormer Stanhope (4th earl of Chesterfield.) - 1846
...but from two causes : either from not having kept z good company or from not having attended to it When an awkward fellow first comes** into a room it is highly probable that his sword gets bb between his legs and throws him down," or makes him st : umble M at least: when he...
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Letters on education

Philip Dormer Stanhope Earl of Chesterfield - Conduct of life - 1847
...company, or from not having attended to it. As for your keeping good company, I will take care of that ; do you take care to observe their ways and manners,...to live in the world. When an awkward fellow first conies into a room, it is highly probable that his sword gets between his legs, and throws him down,...
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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
...company, or from not having attended to it. As for your keeping good company, 1 will take care of that; do you take care to observe their ways and manners,...absolutely necessary for this, as indeed it is for every thing else; and a man without attention is not fit to live in the world. When an awkward fellow...
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