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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)
I have always observed that Women, whether out of a nicer Regard to their Honour, or what other Reason I cannot tell, are more sensibly touched with those general Aspersions which are cast upon their Sex, than Men are by what is said of theirs.
Richard Steele (1672–1729), British author. The Spectator, No. 11 (1711).
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