Quotation by Horace Walpole

When the Prince of Piedmont [later Charles Emmanuel IV, King of Sardinia] was seven years old, his preceptor instructing him in mythology told him all the vices were enclosed in Pandora's box. "What! all!" said the Prince. "Yes, all." "No," said the Prince; "curiosity must have been without."
Horace Walpole (1717–1797), British author. Horace Walpole's Miscellany 1786-1795, pp. 42-3, ed. Lars E. Troide, Yale University Press (1978).

Originally written in 1787.
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