Date: 1778, 1779
"'Oh, Sir,' exclaimed I, 'that you could but read my heart!--that you could but see the filial tenderness and concern with which it overflows! you would not then talk thus,--you would not then banish me your presence, and exclude me from your affection!'"
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— Burney [married name D'Arblay], Frances (1752-1840)