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" But a modest assertion of one's own opinion, and a complaisant acquiescence in other people's, preserve dignity. Vulgar, low expressions, awkward motions and address, vilify; as they imply, either a very low turn of mind, or low education and low company.... "
Inside Out, Or, An Interior View of the New-York State Prison: Together with ... - Page 163
by W. A. Coffey - 1823 - 251 pages
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Elegant extracts: a copious selection of passages from the most eminent ...

Elegant extracts - 1812
...and address, vilify, as they imply either a very low turn of mind, or low education, and low company. Frivolous curiosity about trifles, and a laborious attention to little objects, which neither requite nor deserve a moment's thought, lower a maa; \vho from thence is thought (and not unjustly)...
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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
...segni d' una bassa maniera di pensare o d' una bassa educazione, O d' aver írequeutate guiti basse. Frivolous curiosity about trifles, and a laborious...attention to little objects , which neither require n-or deserve a moment's thought, lower a man; who from thence is thought(ani not unjustly) incapable of...
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Prose

James Gates Percival - Literature - 1826
...as they imply either a very low turn of mind, or low education, and low company. Frivolous curiofity about trifles, and a laborious attention to little- objects, which neither require nor deferve a moment's thought, lower a man ; who from thence is thought (and not unjuftly) incapable of...
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The Mental Guide: Being a Compend of the First Principles of Metaphysics ...

Readers - 1828 - 384 pages
...and address, vilify, as they imply, either a low turn of mind, or a low education, and low company. Frivolous curiosity about trifles, and a laborious...attention to little objects, which neither require nor deserve a moment's thought, lower a man ; who from thence is thought, (and not unjustly) incapable...
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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
...they imply either a very low turn of mind, or low education and low company. FRIVOLOUS CURIOSITY. — Frivolous curiosity about trifles, and a laborious...attention to little objects, which neither require nor deserve a moment's thought, lower a man : who thence is thought (and not unjustly) incapable of greater...
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Principles of elocution

William Graham (teacher of elocution.) - 1837
...and address, vilify, as they imply either a very low turn of mind, or low education, and low company. Frivolous curiosity about trifles, and a laborious...attention to little objects, which neither require nor deserve a moment's thought, lower a man : who from thence is thought (and not unjustly) incapable of...
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Practical morality, or, A guide to men and manners: consisting of Lord ...

Philip Dormer Stanhope Chesterfield (Earl of), Anne Thérèse de Marguenat de Courcelles Lambert (marquise de), François La Rochefoucauld (duc de), James Forrester, Baron William Cecil Burghley, Hugh Blair, Benjamin Franklin, James Fordyce - Reference - 1841 - 275 pages
...as they imply either a very low turn of mind, or low education and low company. Frivolous curisoity, Frivolous curiosity about trifles, and a laborious...attention to little objects, which neither require nor deserve a moment's thought, lower a man, who thence is thought (and not unjustly) incapable of ing...
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A Treatise on Grammatical Punctuation: Designed for Letter Writers, Authors ...

John Wilson - English language - 1844 - 120 pages
...not as directed by my adversary that would be severe indeed, but by the laws, and by your oath. — Frivolous curiosity about trifles, and a laborious...attention to little objects, which neither require nor deserve a moment's thought, lower a man ; who from thence is thought and not unjustly incapable of...
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A selection from lord Chesterfield's letters to his son, on education ...

Philip Dormer Stanhope Earl of Chesterfield - 1846
...imply either a very low turn of mind, or low education, and low company. Frivolous curiosity about s trifles, and a laborious attention to little objects, which neither require nor deserve a moment's thought, lower a man ; who from thence is thought (and not unjustly) incapable of...
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Letters on education

Philip Dormer Stanhope Earl of Chesterfield - Conduct of life - 1847
...and address, vilify; as they imply, either a very low turn of mind, or low education and low company. Frivolous curiosity about trifles, and a laborious...attention to little objects, which neither require nor deserve a moment's thought, lower a man ; who from thence is thought (and not unjustly) incapable of...
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