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Why is Slavery so much condemn'd and strove against in one Case, and so highly applauded and held so necessary and so sacred in another?
 

Women are from their very infancy debarred those Advantages with the want of which they are afterwards reproached.
 

Women are not so well united as to form an Insurrection. They are for the most part wise enough to love their Chains, and to discern how becomingly they fit.
 

Women need not take up with mean things, since (if they are not wanting to themselves) they are capable of the best.
 

Your glass will not do you half so much service as a serious reflection on your own minds.
 


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