Great Moments in American Political Dialouge

“With respect to Mr. Jefferson’s style, I cannot best express my opinion than by saying that it is just such a style as Betty, my cookmaid, uses in writing to her lovers … Betty is a long-sided, raw-boned, red-haired slut, and like, Mr. Jefferson always hankering to have a mob of dirty fellows about her.”

Josiah Quincy
Port Folio, October 13, 1804

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