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" I am ignorant of any one quality, that is amiable in a man, which is not equally so in a woman : I do not except even modesty and gentleness of nature. Nor do I know one vice or folly, which is not equally detestable in both. "
The Works of Jonathan Swift: Accurately Revised in Twelve Volumes, Adorned ... - Page 87
by Jonathan Swift, John Hawkesworth - 1754
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The Works of Jonathan Swift, Volume 1

Jonathan Swift - 1742
...amiable in a Man, which is not equally fo in a Woman. I do not except even Modefty, and Genllenefs of Nature. Nor do I know one Vice or Folly, which...feem to be fomething very capricious, that when Women profefi their Admiration for a Colonel or a Captain, on Account of his Valour; they fhould fancy it...
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The Works of D. Jonathan Swift: In Nine Volumes, Volume 1

Jonathan Swift - 1752
...am ignorant of any one Quality that is amiable in a Man, which is not equally fo in a Woman. 'I da not except even Modefty, and Gentlenefs of Nature....deteftable in both. There is, indeed, one Infirmity which which is generally allowed you, I mean that of Cow* ardice. Yet there fhould feem to be fomething very...
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The Works of Jonathan Swift, D.D., Dean of St. Patrick's, Dublin, Volume 4

Jonathan Swift, John Hawkesworth - 1754
...have known ladies at fixty, to whom all the polite part of the court and town paid their addrefies without any farther view, than that of enjoying the...There is indeed one infirmity, which is generally alG 4 lowed lowed you, I mean that of cowardice ; yet there fhould feem to be fomething very capricious,...
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A Select collection of original letters, Volume 2

English letters - 1755
...Quality that is amiable in a Man, which is not equally fo in a Woman ; I do not except even Modelry and Gentlenefs of Nature, nor do I know one Vice or...deteftable in both, there is indeed one Infirmity which feems to be generally allowed you, I mean that of Cowardice, yet there fhould feem to be fomething...
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The Works of Dr. Jonathan Swift ...

Jonathan Swift - Literary Criticism - 1757
...is amiable in a man, which is not equally fo in a woman. I do not except even modefty and getnlenefs of nature. Nor do I know one vice or folly, which...infirmity, which is generally allowed you ; I mean that of (oii:ardice. Yet there mould feem to bs fomsthing very capricious, that when women profefs their admiration...
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The Polite Miscellany: Containing Variety of Food for the Mind; Being an ...

English essays - 1764 - 370 pages
...of any one qnality that is amiable in a ihan, which is not equally fo in a woman : I do not excite .even modefty, and gentlenefs of nature. Nor do I...deteftable in both. There is indeed one infirmity which feems to be generally allowed you, I mean that of cowardice. Yet there fhould feem to be fomething...
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The Works of Dr. Jonathan Swift, Dean of St. Patrick's, Dublin, Volume 4

Jonathan Swift, John Hawkesworth, Deane Swift - 1768
...they are never acceptable; and their evenings at cards among each other ; while the former part pf the day is fpent in fpleen and envy, or in vain endeavours...There is indeed one infirmity, which is generally al6 lowed lowed you, I mean that of cowardice ; yet there (hould feem to be fomething very capricious,...
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The Works of Dr Jonathan Swift, Dean of St Patrick's, Dublin. In Thirteen ...

Jonathan Swift - 1774
...known ladies at fixty, to whom all the polite part of the court and town paid their their addrefTes, without any farther view than that of enjoying the...mean that of cowardice. Yet there fhould feem to be- Jbmething very capricious, that when women profefs their admiration for a colonel or a captain, on...
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The Works of the Rev. Dr. Jonathan Swift ...

Jonathan Swift, Thomas Sheridan - Literary Criticism - 1784
...have known ladies at fixty, to whom all the polite part of the court and town paid their addrefies without any farther view, than that of enjoying the...profefs their admiration for a colonel or a captain, on acr count of his valour, they fhould fancy it a very graceful becoming quality in themfelves, to be...
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The Works of Jonathan Swift, D.D., Dean of St. Patrick's, Dublin ..., Volume 10

Jonathan Swift, John Hawkesworth - 1784
...have known ladies at fixty, to whom all the polite part of the court and town paid their addreflis, without any farther view than that of enjoying the...do I know one vice or folly, which is not equally dcteftable in both. There is indeed one infirmity which is generally allowed you, I mean that of cowardice....
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