Vice, in its true light, is so deformed,
that it shocks us at first sight;
and would hardly ever seduce us,
if it did not at first wear the mask
of some virtue.
– Philip Dormer Stanhope, 4th Earl Chesterfield (1694–1773),
British statesman, in a letter to his son.
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