Dispensing With Prudence: Lady Mary Wortley Montagu

Lady_Mary_Wortley_Montagu_with_her_son_Edward_by_Jean_Baptiste_Vanmour

Prudent people are very happy; ’tis an exceedingly fine thing, that’s certain, but I was born without it, and shall retain to my day of Death the Humour of saying what I think.

Lady Mary Wortley Montagu 1689-1762

The Complete Letters of Lady Mary Wortley Montagu
The image is via Wikimedia

Attagirl! She seems to have lived to a ripe old age 🙂

 

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About layanglicana

Author of books on Calcutta, Delhi and Dar es Salaam, I am now blogging as a lay person about the Church of England and the Anglican Communion. I am also blogging about the effects of World War One on the village of St Mary Bourne, Hampshire.
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