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Custom, that unwritten law,
By which the people keep even kings in awe.
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It is far easier for a woman to lead a blameless life than it is for a man; all she has to do is to avoid sexual intercourse like the plague.
Charles Davenant was an English mercantilist economist, politician, and pamphleteer. He was Tory member of Parliament for St Ives, and for Great Bedwyn.
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