You little know what you have done, when you have first broke the bounds of modesty; you have set open the door of your fancy to the devil, so that he can, almost at his pleasure ever after, represent the same sinful pleasure to you anew.
God intended for women two preventatives against sin, modesty and remorse; in confession to a mortal priest the former is removed by his absolution, the latter is taken away.
Miranda of Piedmont
Modesty once extinguished knows not how to return.
The man who is ostentatious of his modesty is twin to the statue that wears a figleaf.
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