There are few things that we so unwillingly give up, even in advanced age, as the supposition that we still have the power of ingratiating ourselves with the fair sex.

Samuel Johnson (1709-1784) English writer, lexicographer, critic
Comment to George Stevens

In "Johnsoniana," The European Magazine and London Review (Jan 1785). From an anecdote by George Stevens.
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