"Wounded affection, wounded pride, all those principles which hold absolute empire in the purest and loftiest minds, urged her to still further experiments to recover her influence, and to a still more poignant desparation, long after reason would have directed her to desist, and resolutely call off her mind from thoughts of so hopeless and fatal a description."
— Godwin, William (1756-1836)
See Memoirs of the Author of A Vindication of the Rights of Woman: By William Godwin (London: Printed for J. Johnson; and G. G. and J. Robinson, 1798). <Link to ESTC><Link to ECCO-TCP>
See also Memoirs of the Author of A Vindication of the Rights of Woman. By William Godwin. The second edition, corrected. (London: Printed for J. Johnson, No. 72, St. Paul’s Church-Yard, 1798). <Link to ESTC><Link to ECCO>
Reading Memoirs of the Author of a Vindication of the Rights of Woman eds. Pamela Clemit and Gina Luria Walker (Peterborough, Ontario: Broadview, 2001).