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" Women, then, are only children of a larger growth; they have an entertaining tattle and sometimes wit; but for solid, reasoning good sense, I never knew in my life one that had it, or who reasoned or acted consequentially for fourand-twenty hours together. "
Letters Written by the Earl of Chesterfield to His Son - Page 319
by Philip Dormer Stanhope Earl of Chesterfield - 1827
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Several Hands - 1774
...very uieful fer you to know, but which yon rriuft, with the útmoft care, conceal ; and never feem to know. Women, then, are only children of a larger growth ; they have an entertaining tattle, and fometimes wit ; but for Ibiid reafoning, good fen/e, I- never in my life knew one that had.it, or who...
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The Monthly Magazine, Volume 2

1796
...the exigence of any reafonable woman : and, in one of his letters, is the following palfage : " Women are only children of a larger growth ; they have an entertaining tattle, and fometimes wit ; but for folk!, reafoning, good fenle, I never in my life knew one that had it, or who...
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Adelaide and Theodore, Or, Letters on Education: Containing All the ...

Stéphanie Félicité comtesse de Genlis - Education - 1796 - 256 pages
...fee whether you could know yourfelf in this gallant picture, which- 1 tnui'late literally : " Women are " only children of a larger growth, they have an " entertaining tattle, fometimes wit ; but for folid " reafoning, or good fenfe, I never in my life * She means that fhe does...
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The Lady's Magazine, Or, Entertaining Companion for the Fair Sex ...

English literature - 1790
...following piclure to be found in the polite and gallant Cheiler field. * Women," fays his lordillip, " are only children of a larger growth. They have an entertaining; tattle, fometimes wit, but for folld rcafonini{, and good fenfe, I never in my life knew »>ne that had it,...
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Letters Written by the Late Right Honourable Philip Dormer Stanhope, Earl of ...

Philip Dormer Stanhope - Philosophy, English - 1810
...know, hnt which you must with the ntmost care conceal, and never seem to know. Women, then, are ouly children of a larger growth ; they have an entertaining tattle, and sometimes wit ; hnt lor solid, reasoning good seuse, I never knew in my life one that had it, or who reasoued or...
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The Gentleman's Magazine, Volume 89, Part 2

Early English newspapers - 1819
...married to the elm, like other wives, she is fond of gadding abroad and seeking a new associate." " Women are only children of a larger growth ; they have an...sometimes wit ; but for solid, reasoning, good sense, 1 never in my life knew one that tiad it, or who reasoned or acted consequentially for four and twenty...
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Woman: as she is, and as she should be

Woman - 1835
...who passed a life in the polite world, and studied human nature, not without some success : " Women are only children of a larger growth ; they have an...tattle, and sometimes wit ; but for solid reasoning and sound sense, I never in my life knew one that had it; or who reasoned or acted consequentially...
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The New Englander

Criticism - 1843
...own short-lived sway, and the indifferent figure he made in his decline ! Of women he says : " Women are only children of a larger growth ; they have an...wit, but for solid reasoning, good sense, I never knew in my life one that had it, or that reasoned or acted consequentially for four and twenty hours...
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Letters on education

Philip Dormer Stanhope Earl of Chesterfield - Conduct of life - 1847
...must, with the utmost care, conceal, and never seem to know. Women, then, are only children of a krger growth ; they have an entertaining tattle, and sometimes wit ; but for solid, reasoning good-sense, I never in my life knew one that had it, or who reasoned or acted consequentially for four-and-twenty...
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Works, Including His Letters to His Son, &c: To which is Prefixed an ...

Philip Dormer Stanhope Earl of Chesterfield - 1853 - 647 pages
...importance to the fortune and figure he proposes to make in it,) it is necessary to please them. 1 will therefore, upon this subject, let you into certain...they have an entertaining tattle, and sometimes wit; hud for solid reasoning, good sense, I never knew in my life one that had it, on who reasoned or acted...
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