After all this, to marry a widow, a kind of chewed meat! What a fantastical stomach hast thou, that canst not eat of a dish till another man hath cut of it! Who would wash after another, when he might have fresh water enough for asking?
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Source Notes: "A letter to a friend to dissuade him from marrying a widow which he formerly had been in love with, and quitted" (1758), in Seventeenth-Century Prose and Poetry, 2d. ed., ed. Alexander M. Witherspoon and Frank J. Warnke (1963).
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