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" Attention will do all this ; and without attention nothing is to be done ; want of attention, which is really want of thought, is either folly or madness. You should not only have attention to everything, but a quickness of attention, so as to observe,... "
The Gentlemen's Book of Etiquette, and Manual of Politeness: Being a ... - Page 307
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
...madnefs. You mould not only have attention to every thing, but a quicknefs of attention, fo as to obferve, at once, all the people in the room ; their motions, their looks, and their words ; and yet without frare, ing at them, and feeming to be an obferver. This quick and unobferved obfervation is of infinite...
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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
...You fhould not only have attention to every thing, but a quicknefs of attention, fo as to obfcrve, at once, all the people in the room, their motions, their looks, and their words, and yetwithout flaring at them, and feeraing to be an obferver. This quick and u nobler vedobfervation...
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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
...should not only have attention to every thing, but a quiekness of attention, so as to ohserve, at onee, all the people in the room, their motions, their looks,...staring at them, and seeming to be an observer. This quiek and unobserved observation is of infinite advantage in life, and is to be aequired with eare...
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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
...JinLccillità o pazia . jNou solameaA 5 attention to every thing , but ac ness of attention, so as to observe, at once, all the people in the room; their...without staring at them , and seeming to be an observer. This4cjuick and unobserved observation is of infinite advantage in life , and is to be acquired with...
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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
...madness. You should not only have attention to every thing, but a quickness of attention, so as to observe, at once, all the people in the room ; their...motions, their looks, and their words ; and yet without staringat them, and seeming to be an observer. This quick and unobserved observation is of infinite...
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Practical Morality; Or, A Guide to Men and Manners: Consisting of Lord ...

Philip Dormer Stanhope Earl of Chesterfield - Conduct of life - 1831 - 275 pages
...madness. You should not only have attention to every thing, but a quickness of attention, so as to observe at once all the people in the room, their...; and yet without staring at them, and seeming to he an observer. This quick and unobserved observation is of infmite advantage in life, and is to he...
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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
...madness. You should not only have attention to every thing, but a quickness of attention, so as to observe, at once, all the people in the room, their...on the contrary, what is called absence, which is a thoughtlessness and want of attention about what is doing, makes a man so like either a fool or a...
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Practical Morality, Or, A Guide to Men and Manners: Consisting of Lord ...

Conduct of life - 1841 - 275 pages
...madness. You should not only have attention to every thing, but a quickness of attention, so as to observe at once all the people in the room, their motions, their looks, and their word:: ; mJ yet without staring at them, and seeming to be an observer. This quick and unobserved observation...
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Letters on education

Philip Dormer Stanhope Earl of Chesterfield - Conduct of life - 1847
...or madness. You should not only have attention to everything, but a quickness of attention, so as to observe, at once, all the people in the room ; their...on the contrary, what is called absence, which is a thoughtlessness, and want of attention about what is doing, makes a man so like either a fool or...
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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
...madness. You should not only have attention to every thing, but a quickness of attention, so as to observe, at once, all the people in the room, their...on the contrary, what is called absence, which is a thoughtlessness, and want of attention about what is doing, makes a man so like either a fool or...
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