Mary Wollstonecraft Quote

The flexible muscles growing daily more rigid give character to the countenance ; that is, they trace the operations of the mind with the iron pen of fate, and tell us not only what powers are within, but how they have been employed.


A Vindication of the Rights of Woman: With Strictures on Political and Moral Subjects (ed. 1793)

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The flexible muscles growing daily more rigid give character to the countenance ; that is, they trace the operations of the mind with the iron pen of ...

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The flexible muscles growing daily more rigid give character to the countenance ; that is, they trace the operations of the mind with the iron pen of ...

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The flexible muscles growing daily more rigid give character to the countenance ; that is, they trace the operations of the mind with the iron pen of ...

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The flexible muscles growing daily more rigid give character to the countenance ; that is, they trace the operations of the mind with the iron pen of ...