"We [men] wish for a place in your hearts: why you not wish for one in our's? But how much are you deceived, my fair friends, if you dream of taking that fort by storm! When you show a solicitude to please by every decent, gentle, unaffected attraction we are soothed we are subdued we yield ourselves your willing captives. But if at any time by a forward appearance you betray a confidence in your charms, and by throwing them out upon us all at once you seem resolved as it were to force our admiration..."
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