Quotation by George Gordon Noel Byron

The reading or non-reading a book will never keep down a single petticoat.
George Gordon Noel Byron (1788–1824), British poet. letter, Oct. 29, 1819. Byron's Letters and Journals, vol. 6, ed. Leslie A Marchand (1976).

Referring to Byron's poem, Don Juan, which women had been warned not to read.
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