A man of fashion never has recourse to proverbs, and vulgar aphorisms ; uses neither favourite words nor hard words; but takes great care to speak very correctly and grammatically, and to pronounce properly; that is, according to the usage of the best...
Letters written by lord Chesterfield to his son, ed. with notes, tr.of the ... - Page 326
by Philip Dormer Stanhope (4th earl of Chesterfield.) - 1872
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