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Merit. A satire. Humbly addressed to His Excellency the Earl of Chesterfield

Merit. A satire. Humbly addressed to His Excellency the Earl of Chesterfield

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Published by printed for the author, and sold by Peter Wilson, and the rest of the booksellers in Dublin .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesEighteenth century -- reel 1530, no. 29.
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination23,[1]p.
Number of Pages23
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16992313M

Edition used: Benjamin Franklin, The Works of Benjamin Franklin, including the Private as well as the Official and Scientific Correspondence, together with the Unmutilated and Correct Version of the Autobiography, compiled and edited by John Bigelow (New York: G.P. Putnam’s Sons, ). The Federal Edition in 12 volumes. Vol. X (Letters and Misc. Writings ). Matthew Prior (21 July - 18 September ) was an English poet and diplomat. Prior was born near Wimborne Minster, Dorset, son of a joiner, who having died, he was raised by an uncle, and sent to Westminster School. Befriended by the Earl of Dorset he proceeded to Cambridge, and while there wrote, jointly with Charles Montagu, The Town and Country Mouse, a burlesque of Dryden'spage

In , he published his version of the works of Virgil; and, that no opportunity of profit might be lost, dedicated the Pastorals to the lord Clifford, the Georgics to the earl of Chesterfield, and the Æneid to the earl of Mulgrave. This œconomy of flattery, at once . His father, also Charles Cotton, was a "fine gentleman" of the day in the best sense of the term. His mother was the daughter of Sir John Stanhope of Elvaston, Knt. by his first wife, Olivia Beresford, to whom he was married in Fenny Bentley Church "uponn ye feast day of St. Michael ye Archangell,"

Lord Chesterfield's advice to his son, on men and manners: or, A new system of education. In which the principles of politeness, the art of acquiring a knowledge of the world, with every instruction necessary to form a man of honour, virtue, taste, and fashion, are laid down in a plain, easy, familiar manner, adapted to every station and capacity. Full text of "Chronicles of the mayors and sheriffs of London, A.D. to A.D. translated from the original Latin and Anglo-Norman of the "Liber de antiquis legibus", in the possession of the corporation of the city of London" See other formats.


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