2nd Earl of Monmouth

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    If a marriage is going to work well, it must be on a solid footing, namely money, and of that commodity it is the girl with the smallest dowry who, to my knowledge, consumes the most, to infuriate her husband. All the same, it is only fair that the marriage should pay for past pleasures, since it will scarcely procure any in the future.
    Philip Dormer Stanhope, 4th Earl Chesterfield (1694–1773)