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" She assumed the courage to tell him, his way of reasoning was neither just nor delicate.—"Would you," said she, "be guilty of a base action, rather than have it suspected that you were so?"—"No," answered he; "but virtue is a different thing in our... "
The History of Miss Betsy Thoughtless ... - Page 109
by Eliza Fowler Haywood - 1768
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The Passionate Fictions of Eliza Haywood: Essays on Her Life and Work

Kirsten T. Saxton, Rebecca P. Bocchicchio - History - 2000 - 367 pages
...so?"—"No," answered he; "but virtue is a different thing in our sex, to what it is in yours;—the forfeiture of what is called virtue in a woman is more a folly than a baseness; but the virtue of a man is his courage, his constancy, his probity, which if he loses, he...
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Novel Beginnings: Experiments in Eighteenth-Century English Fiction

Patricia Meyer Spacks - Literary Criticism - 2008 - 320 pages
...course not, continuing, "But virtue is a different thing in our sex, to what it is in yours;—the forfeiture of what is called virtue in a woman is more a folly than a baseness;—but the virtue of a man is his courage, his constancy, his probity; which if he loses,...
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