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Quotation by Mary Wortley Montagu, Lady
A man that is ashamed of passions that are natural and reasonable is generally proud of those that are shameful and silly.
Mary Wortley, Lady Montagu (1689–1762), British society figure, letter writer. letter, c. Nov. 24, 1714, to her husband. Selected Letters, ed. Robert Halsband (1970).
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