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It is not your beauty alone that charms me, but the divine qualities of your understanding and heart: it is your soul alone with which mine is enraptured. All speeches of this sort mean, “I find you are one of the sentimental ladies, forsooth! and on that foot you shall not want for some metaphysical jargon to dazzle and dumbfound you.”

But will these spiritualities pass? Yes, but with those alone who are spoilt by reading romances, or the double-refined nonsense of some modern French novel-writers.