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Quotation by Samuel Richardson
Men and women are brothers and sisters; they are not of different species; and what need be obtained to know both, but to allow for different modes of education, for situation and constitution, or perhaps I should rather say, for habits, whether good or bad.
Samuel Richardson (1689–1761), British novelist. Letter, March 20, 1754, to his Dutch translator, Johannes Stinstra. Selected Letters of Samuel Richardson, ed. John Carroll (1964).
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