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" I am apt to believe she really thinks so herself, as many highwaymen, after having no possibility of retrieving the character of honesty, please themselves with that of being generous, because whatever they get on the road, they always spend at the next... "
The Works of the Right Honourable Lady Mary Wortley Montagu: Including Her ... - Page 115
by Lady Mary Wortley Montagu - 1805
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The Literary journal, Volume 2

1803
...road, they always spend at the next ale-house, and are stilt as beggarly as ever. Her history, righdy considered, would be more instructive to young women than any sermon I know. They may set there what mortifications and variety of misery are the unavoidable consequences of gallantry....
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The Literary Magazine, and American Register, Volume 2

Charles Brockden Brown - 1804
...of being generous, because whatever they get on the road, they always spend at the next ale-house, and are still as beggarly as ever. ....Her history,...creature that would not prefer the life of the strictest carmélite to the round of hurry and misfortune she has gone through. Her stile is clear and concise,...
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The Critical Review, Or, Annals of Literature

English literature - 1804
...road, they always spend at the next ale-house, and are still as beggarly as ever. Her history, righdy considered, would be more instructive to young women than any sermon I know. They may see diere what mortifications and variety of misery are the unavoidable consequences of gallantry'. I think...
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The Works: I. Letters, during her residence abroad, 1746-1756

Lady Mary Wortley Montagu - 1817
...of being generous, because, whatever they get on the road, they always spend at the next ale-house, and are still as beggarly as ever. Her history, rightly...not prefer the life of the strictest Carmelite to the round of hurry and misfortune she has gone through. Her style is clear and concise, with some strokes...
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The British Prose Writers: Lady M.W. Montagu's Letters from France and Italy

British prose literature - 1821
...of being generous, becanse, whatever they get on the road, they always spend at the next ale-house, and are still as beggarly as ever. Her history, rightly...misery are the unavoidable consequences of gallantry. 1 think there is no rational creature that would not prefer the life of the strictest Carmelite to...
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The Letters and Works of Lady Mary Wortley Montagu, Volume 2

Lady Mary Wortley Montagu - Authors, English - 1837
...that of being generous, because whatever they get on the road, they always spend at the next alehouse, and are still as beggarly as ever. Her history, rightly...not prefer the life of the strictest Carmelite to the round of hurry and misfortune she has gone through. Her style is clear and concise, with some strokes...
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The Letters and Works of Lady Mary Wortley Montagu, Volume 2

Lady Mary Wortley Montagu - Authors, English - 1837
...of being generous, because whatever they get on the road, they always spend at the next ale-house, and are still as beggarly as ever. Her history, rightly...misery are the unavoidable consequences of gallantry. 1 think there is no rational creature that would not prefer the life of the strictest Carmelite to...
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The Letters of Lady Mary Wortley Montagu

Lady Mary Wortley Montagu - 1876 - 407 pages
...that of being generous, because whatever they get on the road they always spend at the next ale-house, and are still as beggarly as ever. Her history, rightly...not prefer the life of the strictest Carmelite to the round of hurry and misfortune she has gone through. Her style is clear and concise, with some strokes...
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Preface

William Henry Davenport Adams - Women - 1878
...rightly considered, would be more instructive to young women than any sermon I know. They may see then what mortifications and variety of misery are the...not prefer the life of the strictest Carmelite to the round of hurry and misfortune she has gone through. Her style is clear and concise, with some strokes...
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Women of Fashion and Representative Women in Letters and Society ..., Volume 1

William Henry Davenport Adams - Women - 1878
...of being generous, because whatever they get on the road, they always spend at the next ale-house, and are still as beggarly as ever. Her history, rightly...to young women than any sermon I know. They may see then what mortifications and variety of misery are the unavoidable consequences of gallantry. I think...
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