Not done Sir, but doing.

Plenty is doing.

"The ogles, the sighs, the love-tales, the encomiums on her beauty, and the fulsome compliments [the young girl]....is eternally pestered with, decoy her unawares into placing all her happiness in being admired, and contribute to fill her mind with vanity and impertinence."

'Sophia' (an eighteenth-century 'rational feminist'), quoted by Angela Smallwood, Times Literary Supplement, 23-29 ix.

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