"These were Virtues unknown to him, who like the Ungrateful lessen'd the Obligations he had to her, by viewing his own Merit in the flattering Glass, his Fancy held before him. This false Mirror soon turn'd the Scale in his Favour, attributing her Choice of him to his own good Sense, which had Art enough to, overcome the Lightness of her Disposition."
Leonora: or, Characters Drawn from Real Life. Containing a Great Variety of Incidents, Interspers’d With Reflections Moral and Entertaining. in Two Volumes. (London: Printed for Thomas Davies, in Round-Court, in the Strand, 1745). <Link to ESTC><Link to Google Books>