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" ... daughters are beauties, they take great pains to persuade them that they are ugly, or at least that they think so, which the young woman never fails to believe springs from envy, and is perhaps not much in the wrong. I would, if possible, give them... "
The Critical Review, Or, Annals of Literature - Page 185
1804
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The Literary Magazine, and American Register, Volume 2

Charles Brockden Brown - 1804
...much in the wixing. I would, if possible, give them a just notion of their figure, and show them how far it is valuable. Every advantage has its price,...to inspire a contempt of beauty, riches, greatness, kc. which has done as mucli mischief among the young of our sex as an over eager desire of them. Why...
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The Works of the Right Honourable Lady Mary Wortley Montagu ..., Volume 4

Lady Mary Wortley Montagu - 1805
...much in the wrong, I would, if possible, give them a just notion of their figure, and shew them how far it is valuable. Every advantage has its price,...has done as much mischief among the young : of our sejc as an over eager desire of them. Why they should not look on those things M4 as blessings where...
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Elegant epistles: a copious selection of instructive, moral, and ...

Elegant epistles - 1812
...much in the wrong. I would, if possible, give them a just notion of their figure, and show them how far it is valuable. Every advantage has its price, and may be either over or undervalued. It is the common doctrine of (what arc called) good books, to inspire a contempt of beauty,...
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The British Prose Writers: Lady M.W. Montagu's Letters from France and Italy

1821
...much in the wrong. I would, if possible, give them a just notion of their figure, and show them how far it is valuable. Every advantage has its price, and may be either over or under-valued. It is the common doctrine of (what are called) good books, to inspire a contempt of beanty,...
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The Letters and Works of Lady Mary Wortley Montagu, Volume 2

Lady Mary Wortley Montagu - 1837
...much in the wrong. I would, if possible, give them a just notion of their figure* and show them how far it is valuable. Every advantage has its price,...to inspire a contempt of beauty, riches, greatness, etc* which has done as much mischief among the young of our sex as an over eager desire of them. Why...
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The Letters and Works of Lady Mary Wortley Montagu, Volume 2

Lady Mary Wortley Montagu - 1837
...much in the wrong. I would, if possible, give them a just notion of their figure, and show them how far it is valuable. Every advantage has its price,...called) good books, to inspire a contempt of beauty, richness, greatness, &c. which has done as much mischief among the young of our sex as an over eager...
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The Letters of Lady Mary Wortley Montagu

Lady Mary Wortley Montagu - 1876 - 407 pages
...much in the wrong. I would, if possible, give them a just notion of their figure, and show them how far it is valuable. Every advantage has its price, and may be over or undervalued. It is the common doctrine of (what are called) good books, to inspire a contempt...
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Scripture Proverbs: Illustrated, Annotated, and Applied

Francis Jacox - 1876 - 604 pages
...wrong." My lady would, if possible, give the young beauty a just notion of her figure, and show her how far it is valuable. " Every advantage has its price, and may be over or under valued. It is the common doctrine of (what are called) good books, to inspire a contempt...
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Four Centuries of English Letters, Selections from the Correspondence of One ...

William Baptiste Scoones - 1880 - 573 pages
...much in the wrong. I would, if possible, give them a just notion of their figure, and shew them how far it is valuable. Every advantage has its price, and may be either over or undervalued. It is the common doctrine of (what are called) good books, to inspire a contempt of beauty,...
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Four Centuries of English Letters: Selections from the Correspondence of One ...

William Baptiste Scoones - 1880 - 573 pages
...much in the wrong. I would, if possible, give them a just notion of their figure, and shew them how far it is valuable. Every advantage has its price, and may be either over or undervalued. It is the common doctrine of (what are called) good books, to inspire a contempt of beauty,...
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