The freaks, and humours, and spleen, and vanity of women, as they embroil families in discord, and fill houses with disquiet, do more to obstruct the happiness of life in a year than the ambition of the clergy in many centuries. Wit and Wisdom of Samuel Johnson - Страница 152по Samuel Johnson - 1888 - 323 странициПълен достъп
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...moral. On the contrary, it had a better one than Boileau's mock-epic on the French clergy, he said: The freaks, and humours, and spleen, and vanity of...overwhelming evil, but from small vexations continually repeated.2 The Rape of the Lock, for all its fantasy, is firmly rooted in the world of "small vexations...