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  • It requires genius to make a good pun - some men of bright parts can't reach it.
    (Hannah Cowley)

  • I have been five minutes too late all my life-time!
    (Hannah Cowley)

  • O lord your wise men are the greatest fools upon earth they reason about their enjoyments, and analyse their pleasures, whilst the essence escapes.
    (Hannah Cowley)

  • The charms that he Iped to catch the husband are generally laid by, one after another, till the lady grows a downright wife, and then runs crying to her mother, because she has transformed her lover into a downright, husband.
    (Hannah Cowley)

  • Every body about me seem'd happy but every body seem'd in a hurry to be happy somewhere else.
    (Hannah Cowley)


  • The charms of women were never more powerful never inspired such achievements, as in those immortal periods, when they could neither read nor write.
    (Hannah Cowley)


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