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  • Bottle — receive a Billet-doux — am ravished with the

    The Adventures of Roderick Random

  • Our Country-men could not forbear laughing when they heard a Lover chanting out a Billet-doux, and even the Superscription of a Letter set to a Tune.

    Spectator, April 3, 1711

  • Gallantry in a Billet-doux that should be understood at the Bank, than in gross Money; But as to stubborn People, who are so surly as to accept of neither Note or Cash, having formerly dabbled in Chymistry, I can only say that one part of Matter asks one thing, and another another, to make it fluent; but there is nothing but may be dissolved by a proper

    The Spectator, Volume 2.


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