"[W]e are here idle at present, but shall not long be so; and you will have occasions enough to prove your courage, and gratify that love of arms which, my brother informs me, is the predominant passion of your soul."
— Haywood [née Fowler], Eliza (1693?-1756)
Text from The Fortunate Foundlings: Being the Genuine History of Colonel M---rs, and his Sister, Madam du P---y, the Issue of Hon. Ch---es M---rs, Son of the late Duke of R---l---d. Containing Many wonderful Accidents that befel them in their Travels, and interspersed with the Characters and Adventures of Several Persons of Condition, in the most polite Courts of Europe. The Whole Calculated for the Entertainment and Improvement of the Youth of both Sexes. 2nd ed. (London: Printed and published by T. Gardner, 1744).