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" I shall also acknowledge, that I have run through as many scenes of vanity and folly as the greatest coquet of them all. — Dress, equipage, and flattery, were the idols of my heart. — I should have thought that day lost, which did not present... "
The Female Spectator - Page 2
by Eliza Fowler Haywood - 1771
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The Female Spectator, Volume 1

Eliza Fowler Haywood - England - 1755 - 338 pages
...any defect with an artificial glofs. As a proof of my fincerity, I fhall, in the'firft place, aflure him, that for my own part I never was a beauty, and...confeffion he will find few of my fex ready to make :) I fhall alfo acknowledge, that 1 have run through as many fcenes of vanity and fplly as the greateft...
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The Life and Romances of Mrs. Eliza Haywood, Volume 11

George Frisbie Whicher - Biography & Autobiography - 1915 - 236 pages
...capital out of them. " As a Proof of my Sincerity, I shall, in the first place, assure him [the reader] , that for my own Part I never was a Beauty, and am now very far from being young; (a Confession he will find few of my Sex ready to make) : I shall also acknowledge that I have run through...
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Selections from The Female Spectator

Eliza Fowler Haywood - Women - 1999 - 338 pages
...any Defect with an artificial Gloss. As a Proof of my Sincerity, I shall, in the first place, assure him, that for my own Part I never was a Beauty, and am now very far from being young; (a Confession he will find few of my Sex ready to make:) I shall also acknowledge, that I have run through...
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Fair Philosopher: Eliza Haywood and The Female Spectator

Lynn Marie Wright, Donald J. Newman - Feminism and literature - 2006 - 264 pages
...members of the club offered in the opening text of the periodical's first issue. The Female Spectator ("I never was a Beauty, and am now very far from being young") thus appears decidedly frumpish.6 The youngest member of the club, Euphrosine, "Daughter of a wealthy...
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