Quotation by Elisabeth-Felicite Bayle-Mouillard

Until about the age of thirty, a young lady can never go out without being accompanied.
Elisabeth-Felicite Bayle-Mouillard (1796–1865), French author. As quoted in Victorian Women, ch. 19, by Erna Olafson Hellerstein, Leslie Parker Hume, and Karen M. Offen (1981).

From an 1834 advice manual, first published in French under the title, Manuel de la bonne compagnie, ou guide de la politesse et de la bienseance.
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