• What mighty ills have not been done by woman!
    Who was't betray'd the Capitol? A woman;
    Who lost Mark Antony the world? A woman;
    Who was the cause of a long ten years' war,
    And laid at last old Troy is ashes? Woman;
    Destructive, damnable, deceitful woman!

    Thomas Otway, Thomas Thornton (1813). “The Works of Mr. Thomas Otway: In Three Volumes”, p.254