Quotation by Samuel Richardson

If women would make themselves appear as elegant to an Husband, as they were desirous to appear to him while a Lover, the Rake, which all women love, would last longer in the Husband than it generally does.
Samuel Richardson (1689–1761), British novelist. Third edition, London (1751). Lovelace, in Clarissa, vol. 4, p. 126, AMS Press (1990).
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