Quotation by Michel de Montaigne

I heard a good one at Toulouse of a woman who had passed through the hands of some soldiers: "God be praised," she said, "that at least once in my life I have had my fill without sin!"
Michel de Montaigne (1533–1592), French essayist. "A Custom of the Island of Cea," The Essays (Les Essais), bk. II, ch. 3, Simon Millanges, Bordeaux, first edition (1580).
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