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I have frequent disputes with him concerning the difference of our Customs, particularly the confinements of Women. He assures me there is nothing at all in it; only, says he, we have the advantage that when our Wives cheat us, no body knows it.

The Life and Writings of Lady Mary Wortley Montagu. The Complete Letters of Lady Mary Wortley Montagu. Volume 1, The "Turkish Embassy Letters," Letter to Alexander Pope 12 Feb. 1717


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