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   Respectfully Quoted: A Dictionary of Quotations.  1989.
 
 
NUMBER:2009
AUTHOR:Sir John Vanbrugh (1664–1726)
QUOTATION:Look you, Amanda, you may build Castles in the Air, and fume, and fret, and grow thin and lean, and pale and ugly, if you please. But I tell you, no Man worth having is true to his Wife, or can be true to his Wife, or ever was, or ever will be so.
ATTRIBUTION:SIR JOHN VANBRUGH, “The Relapse; or, Virtue in Danger,” act III, scene ii, Plays, p. 56 (1759). Berinthia is speaking.
SUBJECTS:Wives
 
 
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