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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)
He who comes into Assemblies only to gratifie his Curiosity, and not to make a Figure, enjoys the Pleasures of Retirement in a[n] ...exquisite Degree.
Richard Steele (1672–1729), British author. The Spectator, No. 4 (1711).
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