George Etherege Quote

Writing, madam, is a mechanic part of wit. A gentleman should never go beyond a song or a billet.


Act IV, sc. i - The Man of Mode (1676)

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Writing, madam, is a mechanic part of wit. A gentleman should never go beyond a song or a billet.

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Writing, madam, is a mechanic part of wit. A gentleman should never go beyond a song or a billet.

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Writing, madam, is a mechanic part of wit. A gentleman should never go beyond a song or a billet.

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Writing, madam, is a mechanic part of wit. A gentleman should never go beyond a song or a billet.