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Hoyt & Roberts, comps.  Hoyt’s New Cyclopedia of Practical Quotations.  1922.
 
Affectation
 
  Affectation is an awkward and forced Imitation of what should be genuine and easy, wanting the Beauty that accompanies what is natural.
        Locke—On Education. Sec. 66. Affectation.
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There Affectation, with a sickly mien,
Shows in her cheek the roses of eighteen.
        Pope—The Rape of the Lock. Canto 4.
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