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People are, in general, what they are made, by education and company, from fifteen to five-and-twenty.

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Source Notes: Letter to his son, 1 April 1748 OS, The Letters of Philip Dormer Stanhope. Earl of Chesterfield, ed. John Bradshaw, vol. 1 (1929).

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