Sarah Fielding Quote

I believe no gentleman would like to have his family affairs neglected because his wife was filling her head with crotchets and pothooks, and who, because she understood a few scraps of Latin, valued that more than minding her needle or providing her husband's dinner.


The Cry: A New Dramatic Fable (ed. 1754)

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I believe no gentleman would like to have his family affairs neglected because his wife was filling her head with crotchets and pothooks, and who,...

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I believe no gentleman would like to have his family affairs neglected because his wife was filling her head with crotchets and pothooks, and who,...

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I believe no gentleman would like to have his family affairs neglected because his wife was filling her head with crotchets and pothooks, and who,...

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I believe no gentleman would like to have his family affairs neglected because his wife was filling her head with crotchets and pothooks, and who,...