Mary Astell Quote

How can you be content to be in the world like tulips in a garden, to make a fine show, and be good for nothing.


The first English feminist: reflections upon marriage and other writings (ed. 1986)

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How can you be content to be in the world like tulips in a garden, to make a fine show, and be good for nothing.

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How can you be content to be in the world like tulips in a garden, to make a fine show, and be good for nothing.

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How can you be content to be in the world like tulips in a garden, to make a fine show, and be good for nothing.

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How can you be content to be in the world like tulips in a garden, to make a fine show, and be good for nothing.