She kindly laments that I am not of the party, and to be sure I honour great ladies, and I admire great wits, but I am of the same opinion in regard to assemblies that is held concerning oysters, that they are never good in a month that has not the letter R in it.
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|Birth:||2nd October, 1718|
|Death:||25th August, 1800|
|Profession:||Critic, Reformer, Writer|
Elizabeth Montagu was born in Yorkshire, UK. She was a British social reformer, critic, and writer who helped organize and lead the Blue Stockings Society. She is author of two works published in her lifetime: three sections in George Lyttleton's Dialogues of the Dead and An Essay on the Writings and Genius of Shakespeare. Dialogues of the Dead was a series of critiques about eighteenth century society. In 1781 she built Montagu House, now 22 Portman Square, London.
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