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And if anyone should think I am tracing this matter too curiously, I, who have considered it in various shapes, can only answer with Hamlet ... "Not a jot"; it being no more than the natural result of examining and considering the subject.
Sarah Fielding (1710–1768), British novelist. The History of the Countess of Dellwyn, preface (1759).
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