Eliza Haywood Quote

One has no sooner left off one's bib and apron, than people cry—'Miss will soon be married!'—and this man, and that man, is presently picked out for a husband. Mighty ridiculous! they want to deprive us of all the pleasures of life, just when one begins to have a relish for them.


The History of Miss Betty Thoughtless (1751)

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One has no sooner left off one's bib and apron, than people cry—'Miss will soon be married!'—and this man, and that man, is presently picked out...

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One has no sooner left off one's bib and apron, than people cry—'Miss will soon be married!'—and this man, and that man, is presently picked out...

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One has no sooner left off one's bib and apron, than people cry—'Miss will soon be married!'—and this man, and that man, is presently picked out...

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One has no sooner left off one's bib and apron, than people cry—'Miss will soon be married!'—and this man, and that man, is presently picked out...