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Quotation by William Hazlitt
There is an unseemly exposure of the mind, as well as of the body.
William Hazlitt (1778–1830), British essayist. Sketches and Essays, "On Disagreeable People," (1839).
The philosopher and statesman Francis Bacon had expressed a similar idea in his essay "Of Simulation and Dissimulation": "Nakedness is uncomely, as well in mind as in body."
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