E. Cobham Brewer 18101897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
Chesterfield, Earl of,
Philip Dormer Stanhope (b. London, September 22nd, 1694; d. March 24th, 1773). Letters to his Son, Philip Stanhope, which, together with several other Pieces on Various Subjects, were first published in 1774. In addition to his Miscellaneous Works, published with Memoirs of his Life by Dr. Maty in 1777, are included Miscellaneous Pieces and Characters, Letters to his Friends; The Art of Pleasing, Free Thoughts and Bold Truths; The Case of the Hanover Forces, with Vindication and Further Vindication, The Lords Protest, Letter to the Abbé de Ville; and Poems. Selections from the Works were published in 1874. His Letters were edited by Earl Stanhope in 1846. See Mrs. Oliphants Historical Sketches of the Reign of George II., Haywards Biographical Essays, Quarterly Review for 1845, and M. Sainte-Beuves Causeries de Lundi.