Mary Shelley Quote

The air of fashion, which many young people are so eager to attain, always strikes me like the studied attitudes of some modern prints, copied with tasteless servility after the antigue; the soul is left out, and none of the parts are tied together by what may properly be termed character.


The Works of Mary Wollstonecraft (ed. NYU Press, 1989) - ISBN: 9780814792308

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The air of fashion, which many young people are so eager to attain, always strikes me like the studied attitudes of some modern prints, copied with...

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The air of fashion, which many young people are so eager to attain, always strikes me like the studied attitudes of some modern prints, copied with...

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The air of fashion, which many young people are so eager to attain, always strikes me like the studied attitudes of some modern prints, copied with...

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The air of fashion, which many young people are so eager to attain, always strikes me like the studied attitudes of some modern prints, copied with...