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Universal Spectator and Weekly Journal (Newspaper) - January 9, 1731, London, Middlesex W e fc t Y it ft A L By of x ill - II II i w it I I I H. i II January 9, 1731, Tc id dare ex ammo in Wombat 1 C Kouk In Minor S the following Letters have Relation fo one of with fuch on them as I hope will be of comes from a complaining that his has in a Manner he thinks irregular and the Other from a young who fets forth fome her Sex in that Point of mm to HENRY ' S I Iam a Reader of your am very at a Time when your * Brother Nevis Writers are endeavouring to foment * our unhappy to fee you in fo * an as the correcting of our * and us to as every Thing comes under the of an 4 I make no for ving you the following but proceed to * inform that about three Months ago I was at 'a where I in Love with a 4 very beautiful young From that Time I 4 fought all Opportunities of getting into her Com- * and in my fuch of her * quaintance as I had any Knowledge by 1 I got Letters conveyed to and * in a very fair Way of 4 all on a I a to fire me to and to allure that * neither my Letters nor would any longer 4 be admitted of. I was at * futh unexpected knowing that I had done * nothing to fhe very * readily when was asked whether any * Misbehaviour of had this fevere 4 I could not * prevail fo much as to obtain one fingle * and to have my given me from her own * - Had been rejected upon * my making known my I could not * then have for every one has * edly a Right to in Love But after 4 having of my and ' my Intentions for long a without * being able to give any to caft me and 1 feeing a light ungenerous * I believe you and all Mankind will agree with 1 that no Woman will give a Lover any En- * unless fhe has fome Thoughts of farther in the Affair and that it is an jull Way of aSting in the Fair to keep People c in with no other than to 4 their Pride and But this is a Task I am 6 unequal and muft beg the Favour Of you to 4 take upon you and if I am fo fortunate to engage * like yours in my I mall not yet of bringing Matters to an happy * which will for ever confirm Your obliged humble t fay id this Lover - In I pity but can't find any mighty complaining cf the Lady's fince fhe feems to have given him all the fair Fluy a Man of could he was a 1 Stranger to Ihe his but needed \m Letters for fome and gave him Opportunities of trying to mike I felf $ when fhe found he could not be to verv by a him to j and was gentile Way than it would have to mortify him by telling him Jhe did not like - In my every Woman has a Right to proceed thus and if fhe thinks hear what any Man has to without being thereby under anv Engagement to The Men ask whom they Privilege the other but it's they never they are of and well the and the poor Women would be hardly they be a Time to know their own give their in a Cafe that requires the Caution and My the made to his bat is not this a Proof her was to his And that will her to do him all the Service in my and left her him in fuch a M be any to his Attempts it is hereby that the faid his it as a give him a duly under her Hand and to inform all whom it Way the Beater during the Time of being in her did behave and as becomes a Lover j and that his was not by any or And in Order to fettle Matters of this Kind upon a better Foot than they are at I think proper to for the every other disbanded upon be to a like Certificate of his good To the S I famous was a Friend to the Fair and gave them many which much the Honour 01 Womankind and I you with equal Candour and good Temper on us your when we apply to and hear our which Belief encourages a Scribe of fifteen to write to I find our at unhappily loaded with dull Rules and 1 which a long run of Cu ' fiom has and In former 4 when virtuous Women were and lewd ones a Lady might receive two or ' three without anv Reflection then it was fome Reputation for the Gentle c man to bear away the Prize from a Number of ' contending But any Woman do fo fhe would immediately be cal I'd a 4 which is a Name given to all Women in this L have two Strings to their an c a Lady might receive a Gentleman for two or ' three and if fhe found any Red ' fon of him when a Woman ' does fo now fhe is certainly branded with ' the Name of Jill tho' the Men change their Mi c as often as a Courtier does his or t' a Beau his Mr. I'll be by what in t At this Women muft either lead ApeS in or take up with a Choice i muu absolutely or become contented with the that As I it would be Honour to a Man to a from a Crowd of Admirers 5*bt8t, what dit is for a Fellow to when there is no to him ' I am as Tve the Year of mv and had much to do in the having been more than an Attend to fay or when I waif % a without any bat what were by or fome favourite I begin to contemn all Tricky and think a Woman } which is the of my troubling you with Scrawl for fain be by how to behave irt turn which perhaps may be e'er long. I find my natural Temper is a little that I would willingly make 10 as to have an Opportunity out of without being obliged to take the that * as 4 for any jilting I abhor them I to whether a mayn't receive more than one Lover at a without any to her Honour Since Husbands not ' it before but alter if the Men Tere they without allow us our full that iui which us to their ' Pray give an as foon as Your And humble This Letter is partly in ray Observations on the but left my imagine I'll confider her a little more particularly anj that I may the better do reduce it to two - May a Woman entertain Lovers at the fame Time Was I fure a Licence for fo do doing would be made ufe of to no but fing out the belt of them fjr an ind that a Number of Suitors would never be out of and for the of their I could readily indulge her in it a general Liberty of this is fo liable to be and would create fuch a Multitude of that I dare not venture to allow it. a considerable Inconvenience would arife even to the Women makes me however fond Mifs CAROLINE may be of fuch a that a Majority of her Sex would for are following fume coy fair to no Others perhaps are more kindly muft inevitably be left Second ' ' After a Woman has once a Man's may voitk Honour him off? ' if him fulfe and or unable to make her
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