Louisa May Alcott quote about love from Little Women - Love covers a multitude of sins, and of whom could you ask more freely than of him?
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Love covers a multitude of sins, and of whom could you ask more freely than of him?
 Louisa May Alcott, Little Women (1868). copy citation

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Author Louisa May Alcott
Source Little Women
Topic love sin
Date 1868
Language English
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Weblink http://www.gutenberg.org/files/514/514-h/514-h.htm

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“Don't shut yourself up in a bandbox because you are a woman, but understand what is going on, and educate yourself to take your part in the world's work, for it all affects you and yours."
"John is so sensible, I'm afraid he will think I'm stupid if I ask questions about politics and things."
"I don't believe he would. Love covers a multitude of sins, and of whom could you ask more freely than of him? Try it, and see if he doesn't find your society far more agreeable than Mrs. Scott's suppers."
"I will. Poor John! I'm afraid I have neglected him sadly, but I thought I was right, and he never said anything."” source

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