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" A friend of yours and mine has very justly defined good breeding to be the result of much good sense, some good nature, and a little self-denial for the sake of others, and with a view to obtain the same indulgence from them. "
The Quarterly Review - Page 321
edited by - 1890
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The Works of the Rev. Jonathan Swift, D.D., Dean of St. Patrick's ..., Volume 10

Jonathan Swift - 1801
...difficult to persuade them that they are welcome. * Which lord Chesterfield thus defines, " the respect of much " good sense, some good nature, and a little self-denial for the " sake of others, and with a view to obtain the same indulgence " from them." See Letter clxviii, the whole of which...
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Sermons. Memoirs of Captain John Creichton.-v.11-15. Letters

Jonathan Swift - 1801
...difficult to persuade them that they are welcome. • Which lord Chesterfield thus defines, " the respect of much " good sense, some good nature, and a little self-denial for the " take of others, and with a view to obtain the same indulgence " from them." See Letter cl.vriii,...
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The Hive: Or, A Collection of Thoughts on Civil, Moral, Sentimental and ...

Aphorisms and apothegms - 1803 - 216 pages
...all men, but especially in those whom fortune has raised above others. Good breeding is the result of much good sense, some good nature, and a little self-denial for the sake of others, and with a view to obtain the same indulgence from them. — Good manners are, to particular societies,...
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A Mirror for the Female Sex: Historical Beauties for Young Ladies, Intended ...

Mrs. Pilkington (Mary) - Women - 1804 - 238 pages
...in his letters on politeness, says, that a friend of his has defined good breeding to be the result of " much good sense, some good nature, and a little self-denial for the sake of others, and also with a view of obtaining the same indulgence from them." As to absolute rules for politeness,...
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A Catalogue of the Royal and Noble Authors of England, Scotland ..., Volume 4

Horace Walpole - English literature - 1806
...vindicated, to whatever person, in whatever station, they might be addressed. " Good-breeding is the result of much good sense, some good nature, and a little...with a view to obtain the same indulgence from them. " The desire of pleasing is at least half the art of doing it. " If you have wit, use it to please...
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The Works of the Rev. Jonathan Swift, D.D. ...: With Notes ..., Volume 9

Jonathan Swift - 1808
...world. I defy any one to assign an incident wherein * Which lord Chesterfield thus defines, " the result of much good sense, some good nature, and a little self-denial for the sakę of others, and with a view to obtain the -same indulgence from them." N. reason reason will not...
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The Works of the Rev. Jonathan Swift, D.D. ...: With Notes ..., Volume 9

Jonathan Swift - 1808
...I defy any one to assign art incident wherein * Which lord Chesterfield thus defines, " the result of much good sense, some good nature, and a little self-denial for thesak* of others, and with a view to obtain the same indulgence frero them." N. Reason will not direct...
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The Hive: Or, A Collection of Thoughts on Civil, Moral, Sentimental and ...

Conduct of life - 1810 - 216 pages
...all men, but especially in those whom fortune has raised above others. Good breeding is the result of much good sense, some good nature, and a little self-denial for the sake of others, and with a view to obtain the same indulgence from them. — Good manners are, to particular societies,...
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The Works of the Rev. Jonathan Swift...

Jonathan Swift - 1812
...company, if we are not misled by pride or ill nature. * Which Lord Chesterfield thus defines, " the result of much good sense, some good nature, and a little self-denial for the sake of others, and with a view to obtain the same indulgence from them." N. Therefore I insist that good sense is...
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The works of Jonathan Swift, containing additional letters, tracts ..., Volume 9

Jonathan Swift - 1814
...language of fools, is called knowing the world. * Which lord Chesterfield thus defines, " the result of much good sense, some good nature, and a little self-denial for the sake of others, and with a view to obtain the same indulgence from them." I defy any one to assign an incident wherein...
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