The need for Mrs. Fulhame’s becoming fortitude

by Kelvin Smith

But happen what may, I hope I shall never experience such desertion of mind, as not to hold the helm with becoming fortitude against the storm raised by ignorance, petulant arrogance, and privileged dullness.

[Mrs. Fulhame. 1794. An essay on combustion, with a view to a new art of dying and painting. Wherein the phlogistic and antiphlogistic hypotheses are proven erroneous.]