Reading Lord Chesterfield’s Letters: P G Wodehouse

Philip_Stanhope,_4th_Earl_of_Chesterfield

“Lord Chesterfield said that since he had had the full use of his reason nobody had heard him laugh. I don’t suppose you have read Lord Chesterfield’s ‘Letters To His Son‘?”

…Well, of course I hadn’t. Bertram Wooster does not read other people’s letters. If I were employed in the post office I wouldn’t even read the postcards.

P.G. Wodehouse

The image is a portrait (1765) of Philip Stanhope, 4th Earl of Chesterfield by Allan Ramsay (1713–1784) via Wikimedia
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About layanglicana

Author of books on Calcutta, Delhi and Dar es Salaam, I am now blogging as a lay person about the Church of England and the Anglican Communion. I am also blogging about the effects of World War One on the village of St Mary Bourne, Hampshire.
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