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Quotation by Frances Burney
We were observing once to Mr. [Samuel] Crisp that the good and the agreeable were seldom united—"Ay begad," cried he, "'tis rare enough to meet with the one or the other."
Frances Burney (1752–1840), British author. The Early Journals and Letters of Fanny Burney, vol. 1, p. 69, journal entry, May 22, 1769, ed. Lars E. Troide, Oxford University Press (1988).
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