239 – “The sword is no less marvelous in the right hand of a woman.”

Francesco Antonio Mattei [Attributed, see Source Note]

Quote Number:  992

Source:

Source Notes: If Francesco Antonio Mattei is the originator of this quote then in must come from somewhere in his 1669 book Della Scherma Napoletana Discorso Primo (Online here) but I have been unable to find said quote

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