Dorothy Osborne Quote

I do not see that it puts any value upon men when women marry them for love (as they term it); 'tis not their merit but our folly that is always presumed to cause it, and would it be any advantage to you to have your wife thought an indiscreet person?


letter to William Temple, 4 February 1654

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I do not see that it puts any value upon men when women marry them for love (as they term it); 'tis not their merit but our folly that is always...

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I do not see that it puts any value upon men when women marry them for love (as they term it); 'tis not their merit but our folly that is always...

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I do not see that it puts any value upon men when women marry them for love (as they term it); 'tis not their merit but our folly that is always...

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I do not see that it puts any value upon men when women marry them for love (as they term it); 'tis not their merit but our folly that is always...