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PITHY QUOTE FROM Montagu: Life and Writings

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I have frequent disputes with him concerning the difference of our Customs, particularly the confinements of Women. He assures me there is nothing at all in it; only, says he, we have the advantage that when our Wives cheat us, no body knows it.

The Life and Writings of Lady Mary Wortley Montagu. The Complete Letters of Lady Mary Wortley Montagu. Volume 1, The "Turkish Embassy Letters," Letter to Alexander Pope 12 Feb. 1717

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The Life and Writings of Lady Mary Wortley Montagu. Electronic Edition.

ISBN: 978-1-57085-574-0

Language: English

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Lady Mary Wortley Montagu. Portrait attributed to Charles Jervas

List of Contents

The Life and Writings of Lady Mary Wortley Montagu contains the Oxford University Press editions of Wortley's Writings and Letters, together with the authoritative biographies.


Montagu, Mary Wortley. Essays and Poems; and, Simplicity, a comedy. Edited by Robert Halsband and Isobel Grundy. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1993.

_____. Romance Writings. Edited by Isobel Grundy. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1996.

Grundy, Isobel. Lady Mary Wortley Montagu: Comet of the Enlightenment. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1999.

Montagu, Mary Wortley. The Complete Letters of Lady Mary Wortley Montagu. Edited by Robert Halsband. 3 vols. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1965-1967.


Notes

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