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Elizabeth Montagu
October 2, 1718 - August 25, 1800
Nationality: British
Category: Writer
Subcategory: British Writer

She kindly laments that I am not of the party, and to be sure I honour great ladies, and I admire great wits, but I am of the same opinion in regard to assemblies that is held concerning oysters, that they are never good in a month that has not the letter R in it.


I endeavor to be wise when I cannot be merry, easy when I cannot be glad, content with what cannot be mended and patient when there be no redress.


To judge therefore of Shakespeare by Aristotle's rule is like trying a man by the Laws of one Country who acted under those of another.


I never invite idiots to my house.


Wit in women is apt to have bad consequences; like a sword without a scabbard, it wounds the wearer and provokes assailants.


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