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" I think you misplace it ; you are no more obliged to me for bringing you into the world, than I am to you for coming into it, and I never made use of that commonplace (and like most commonplace, false) argument, as exacting any return of affection. "
The Works of the Right Honourable Lady Mary Wortley Montagu: Including Her ... - Page 58
by Lady Mary Wortley Montagu - 1805
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The Letters and Works of Lady Mary Wortley Montagu, Volume 2

Lady Mary Wortley Montagu - Authors, English - 1837
...some affliction, though my life is wholly useless to you. That part of it which we passed together you have reason to remember with gratitude, though...the world, than I am to you for coming into it, and 1 never made use of that commonplace (and like most common-place, false) argument, as exacting any...
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The Letters and Works of Lady Mary Wortley Montagu, Volume 2

Lady Mary Wortley Montagu - Authors, English - 1837
...some affliction, though my life is wholly useless to you. That part of it which we passed together you have reason to remember with gratitude, though...bringing you into the world, than I am to you for comjng into it, and I never made use of that commonplace (and like most common-place, false) argument,...
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Chambers's papers for the people, Parts 13-18

Chambers W. and R., ltd - 1851
...some affliction, though my life is wholly useless to you. That part of it which we passed together you have reason to remember with gratitude, though...to me for bringing you into the world, than I am to yon for coming into it, and I never made use of that commonplace (and, like most commonplace, false)...
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Four Centuries of English Letters: Selections from the Correspondence of One ...

William Baptiste Scoones - English letters - 1880 - 573 pages
...be someaffliction, though my life is wholly useless to you. That part of it which we passed together you have reason to remember with gratitude, .though...and I never made use of that commonplace (and like mot commonplace, false) argument, as exacting any return of affection. There was a mutual necessity...
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Four Centuries of English Letters: Selections from the Correspondence of One ...

William Baptiste Scoones - English letters - 1880 - 573 pages
...some affliction, though my life is wholly useless to you. That part of it which we passed together you have reason to remember with gratitude, though...obliged to me for bringing you into the world, than I arh to you for coming into it, and I never made use of that commonplace (and like most commonplace,...
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The Quarterly Review

William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, William Smith, Sir John Murray (IV), Rowland Edmund Prothero (Baron Ernle), George Walter Prothero - English literature - 1890
...is not natural affection, there being in reality no such thing.' (' Letters to Son,' en. voL i.) ' You are no more obliged to me for bringing you into the world,' writes Lady Mary to her daughter, ' than 1 am to you for coming into it, and I never made use of that...
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The Quarterly Review

William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, William Smith, Sir John Murray (IV), Rowland Edmund Prothero (Baron Ernle), George Walter Prothero - English literature - 1890
...is not natural affection, there being in reality no such thing.' (' Letters to Son/ cu. vol. i.) ' You are no more obliged to me for bringing you into the world,' writes Lady Mary to her daughter, ' than 1 am to you for coming into it, and I never made use of that...
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Four Centuries of English Letters: Selections from the Correspondence of One ...

William Baptiste Scoones - English letters - 1893 - 591 pages
...some affliction, though my life is wholly useless to you. That part of it which we passed together you have reason to remember with gratitude, though...argument, as exacting any return of affection. There waa a mutual necessity on us both to part at that time, and no obligation on either side. In the case...
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Essays and Studies

John Churton Collins - English drama - 1895 - 369 pages
..."You are no more obliged to me for bringing you into the world," writes Lady Mary to her daughter, " than I am to you for coming into it, and I never made...false) argument, as exacting any return of affection " ; and then she goes on to say that what has formed the close bond of love between them has been the...
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Essays and Studies

John Churton Collins - English drama - 1895 - 369 pages
...obliged to me for bringing you into the world," writes Lsdy Mary to her daughter, " than I am to yon for coming into it, and I never made use of that commonplace...false) argument, as exacting any return of affection " ; and then she goes on to say that what has formed the close bond of love between them has been the...
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