Quotation by Richard Steele

[I]f a Fine Lady thinks fit to giggle at Church, or a Great Beau come in drunk to a Play, either shall be sure to hear of it in my ensuing Paper: For merely as a well-bred Man, I cannot bear these Enormities.
Richard Steele (1672–1729), British author. The Tatler, No. 3 (1709).

Spoken by Isaac Bickerstaff, the narrative persona of The Tatler.
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