Excerpt from Daniel Defoe's Moll Flanders

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Title

Excerpt from Daniel Defoe's Moll Flanders

Subject

A quote illustrating how a woman who believes herself beautiful would never question the truth of a man who tells her that he loves her.

Creator

Daniel Defoe

Source

Moll Flanders

Contributor

Nikita Crispe

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“If a young women once thinks herself handsome, she never doubts the truth of any man that tells her he is in love with her; for if she believes herself charming charming enough to captive him, 'tis natural to expect the effects of it.”

Citation

Daniel Defoe, “Excerpt from Daniel Defoe's Moll Flanders,” Enlightenmens, accessed January 30, 2023, http://enlightenmens.lmc.gatech.edu/items/show/353.

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