Sarah Fielding quotes

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I was condemned to be beheaded, or burnt, as the king pleased; and he was graciously pleased, from the great remains of his love, ...
I often used to think myself in the case of the fox-hunter, who, when he had toiled and sweated all day in the chase as if some un ...
[T]he most artful method [of courtship] would be this, to tell her that what she doth not possess is useless and contemptible, tha ...
I think the people over here are coming to realize what would happen if Germany and Italy won a European war. We would be out of t ...
[T]here is no situation so deplorable ... as that of a gentlewoman in real poverty.... Birth, family, and education become misfort ...
I had some short struggle in my mind whether I should resign my lover or my liberty, but this lasted not long. I found myself as f ...
Agreeable then to my present inclination, I formed the object of my own worship, which was no other than my own understanding.
[F]or as Socrates says that a wise man is a citizen of the world, so I thought that a wise woman was equally at liberty to range t ...
The loss of liberty which must attend being a wife was of all things the most horrible to my imagination.
I was amongst the virtues like the great Turk in his seraglio of women, and I chose to dwell with that virtue which looked the fai ...
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