pleasures of reason: or, The hundred thoughts of a sensible young lady.

In English and French.
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  • English
Printed for G. Sael, sold by M. Poole and son, Chester , London
Young women -- Conduct of life -- Early works to
Other titlesHundred thoughts of a sensible young lady.
StatementBy R. Gillet ...
GenreEarly works to 1800.
ContributionsPre-1801 Imprint Collection (Library of Congress)
LC ClassificationsBJ1681 .G45 1798
The Physical Object
Pagination3 p. l., iv, 167 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6573146M
LC Control Number15001442

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Thank you, Lady Bracknell, I prefer standing. Lady Bracknell. [Pencil and note-book in hand.] I feel bound to tell you that you are not down on my list of eligible young men, although I have the same list as the dear Duchess of Bolton has. We work together, in fact. However, I am quite ready.

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