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PRINCIPLES OF POLITENESS
AND OF KNOWING THE WORLD
BY THE LATE LORD CHESTERFIELD (1694-1773)
Chapter 1: Introduction
Chapter 2: Modesty
Chapter 3: Genteel Carriage
Chapter 4: Cleaniness of Person
Chapter 5: Dress
Chapter 6: Elegance of Expression
Chapter 7: Address, Phraseology, and Small Talk
Chapter 8: Observation
Chapter 9: Absence of Mind
Chapter 10: Knowledge of the World
Chapter 11: Choice of Company
Chapter 12: Laughter
Chapter 13: Sundry, Little Accomplishments
Chapter 14: Employment of Time
Chapter 15: Dignity of Manners
Chapter 16: Rules for Conversation
Website Bibliographical Information:
Chesterfield, Lord, aka, Philip Dormer Stanhope, "Principles of Politeness and of Knowing the World" England: Jesse Varney and CE., 1814, pp. 8 - 10.
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