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   Respectfully Quoted: A Dictionary of Quotations.  1989.
 
 
NUMBER:361
AUTHOR:Philip Dormer Stanhope, 4th Earl of Chesterfield (1694–1773)
QUOTATION:Let dull critics feed upon the carcases of plays; give me the taste and the dressing.
ATTRIBUTION:LORD CHESTERFIELD, letter to Philip Stanhope, his natural son, February 6, 1752.—The Letters of Philip Dormer Stanhope, 4th Earl of Chesterfield, vol. 5, p. 1826 (1932).
SUBJECTS:Critics
 
 
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