A virtuous woman is a crown to her husband
 William Makepeace Thackeray, Vanity Fair (1847). copy citation

Author William Makepeace Thackeray
Source Vanity Fair
Topic women virtue
Date 1847
Language English
Weblink https://www.gutenberg.org/files/599/599-h/599-h.htm


“"He must have good interest, though. He must have got the Colonel the place."
"He!" said Brown, with a sneer. "Pooh. It was Lord Steyne got it."
"How do you mean?"
"A virtuous woman is a crown to her husband," answered the other enigmatically, and went to read his papers.
Rawdon, for his part, read in the Royalist the following astonishing paragraph: GOVERNORSHIP OF COVENTRY ISLAND.—H.M.S. Yellowjack, Commander Jaunders, has brought letters and papers from Coventry Island.” source

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