MS: Seven quotations in English and French from Madame Ninion de l'Enclos, transcribed by Robert Burns

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MS: Seven quotations in English and French from Madame Ninion de l'Enclos, transcribed by Robert Burns

"She banished him - - - - - because
all his sense and philosophy appeared
to be lefthanded." ----
De l'enclos

"Circumstances that lead to the very door of
Truth." ---- Ibid. ----
Gallantry then is a liberal art, by no means sy
nonymous with intrigue; to which it has no mo
relation than music, dancing, or any other accom
plishment that may render persons of different
sexes agreable to each other. - 'Tis a mutual war
fare of Coquetry, where each party endeavours
exert every qualification, merit, or faculty, that
may be capable of winning the favourable
opinion of the other, without or good or bad design
without any particular view to matrimony
intrigue. - Like the game of chess, which
so engaging, that people are fond of playin
at it without a Stake as a pleasing exceras?

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