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The Cause of Women is generally the Cause of Virtue.

 
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Samuel Richardson
Samuel Richardson
  • Born: August 19, 1689
  • Died: July 4, 1761
  • Nationality: English
  • Profession: Novelist

Samuel Richardson was an 18th-century English writer and printer. He is best known for his three epistolary novels: Pamela; or, Virtue Rewarded (1740), Clarissa: Or the History of a Young Lady (1748) and The History of Sir Charles Grandison (1753). Richardson was an established printer and publisher for most of his life and printed almost 500 different works, including journals and magazines. He was also known to collaborate closely with the London bookseller Andrew Millar on several occasions.

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