Mary Astell Quote

If Absolute Sovereignty be not necessary in a State, how comes it to be so in a family?


Some Reflections upon Marriage, Preface (1706), Appendix (post 1706)

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If Absolute Sovereignty be not necessary in a State, how comes it to be so in a family?

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If Absolute Sovereignty be not necessary in a State, how comes it to be so in a family?

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If Absolute Sovereignty be not necessary in a State, how comes it to be so in a family?

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If Absolute Sovereignty be not necessary in a State, how comes it to be so in a family?