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Quotation by Richard Steele
Mr. Spectator, in The Spectator (1711) Sir Roger de Coverley, in The Spectator (1711) Spectator (London, Sept. 9, 1712) The Spectator, ed. D.F. Bond (1965) Tatler (London, Aug. 2, 1709) The Tatler, ed. G.A. Aitken (1898) Tatler (London, July 7, 1709) The Tatler, vol. 1, ed. G.A. Aitken (1898)
A Man who always acts in the Severity of Wisdom, or the Haughtiness of Quality, seems to move in a personated Part: It looks too Constrained and Theatrical for a Man to be always in that Character which distinguishes him from others.
Richard Steele (1672–1729), British author. The Tatler, No. 112 (1709).
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