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Philip Dormer Stanhope, fourth Earl of Chesterfield

Person  Male  Born 22/9/1694  Died 24/3/1773

Born St James's. Died at Chesterfield House Grosvenor Square.
Statesman, diplomat and wit. Knight of the Garter. Wrote long letters to his son and godson, giving advice, etc.

"Singularity is only pardonable in old age and retirement; I may now be as singular as I please, but you may not."

"Know the true value of time; snatch, seize, and enjoy every moment of it. No idleness; no laziness; no procrastination; never put off till tomorrow what you can do today."

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Philip Dormer Stanhope, fourth Earl of Chesterfield

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Lords Chesterfield

Here lived Philip, second Earl of Chesterfield, born 1633 : died 1713, also P...

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