Mary Astell Quote

But, alas! what poor Woman is ever taught that she should have a higher Design than to get her a Husband?


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

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But, alas! what poor Woman is ever taught that she should have a higher Design than to get her a Husband?

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But, alas! what poor Woman is ever taught that she should have a higher Design than to get her a Husband?

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But, alas! what poor Woman is ever taught that she should have a higher Design than to get her a Husband?

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But, alas! what poor Woman is ever taught that she should have a higher Design than to get her a Husband?